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Wichenford, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Wichenford, a parish in Worcestershire, 6 miles NW of Worcester. It has a post and telegraph office under Worcester; money order office, Martley. Acreage, 2866; population of the civil parish, 339; of the ecclesiastical, 334. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. Wichenford Court is now a farmhouse. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; gross value, £321 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. The church is Early English and Decorated, and was restored in 1863.

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 parishWichenford St. Lawrence 
Poor Law unionMartley 

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 Wichenford 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 districtWR6
Post TownWorcester