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Suckley, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Suckley, a parish in Worcestershire, 5 miles ESE of Bromyard. It includes Alfrick and Lulsley townships, whieh have been already described, and contains much interesting scenery. It has a station on the Bromyard branch of the G.W.R., and a post office under Worcester; money order office, Knightsford Bridge; telegraph office at the railway station. Acreage, 5179; population, 1195. The living is a rectory, with the chapelries of Alfrick and Lulsley annexed, in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £236 with residence. Patron, the Crown. The church was rebuilt in 1879 in the Decorated style, and has a Norman font and a massive tower. There are chapels of ease in Alfrick and Lulsley.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWorcestershire 
Ecclesiastical parishSuckley St. John the Baptist 
HundredDoddingtree 
Poor Law unionMartley 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Suckley from the following:


Land and Property

The full transcript of the Worcestershire section of the Return of Owners of Land, 1873.


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Villages, Hamlets, &c

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Worcestershire 1569 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictMalvern Hills
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR6
Post TownWorcester