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Welland, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Welland, a village and a parish in Worcestershire. The village is 2¾ miles SE of Malvern Wells station on the M.R., and 4 W of Upton-on-Severn. It has a post and money order office under Malvern; telegraph office, Malvern Wells. The parish comprises 1977 acres; population, 851. The manor belongs to the Bishop of Worcester. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £180 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was built in 1875. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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


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

Ancient CountyWorcestershire 
Ecclesiastical parishWelland St. James 
Poor Law unionUpton-upon-Severn 

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

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Welland from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictMalvern Hills
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtWR13
Post TownMalvern