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Upton Warren, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Upton Warren, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, on the Upton brook, 1¼ mile W of Stoke Works station on the M.R., 3 miles S of Bromsgrove, and 3½ NNE of Droitwich. Post town, Bromsgrove. Acreage, 2520; population of the civil parish, 293; of the ecclesiastical, 312. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The manor belongs to the Earl of Shrewsbury and Talbot. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; gross value, £546 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Shrewsbury and Talbot. The church consists of chancel, rebuilt in 1724, nave, rebuilt in 1798, and an Early English tower.

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 parishUpton-Warren St. Michael 
HundredHalfshire 
Poor Law unionDroitwich 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Upton Warren 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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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictWychavon
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtB61
Post TownBromsgrove