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Wick or Wick near Pershore, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Wick or Wick-near-Pershore, a village, a township, and a parish in Worcestershire. The village is about 1 mile from the river Avon, 1 E of Pershore, and 2 miles SE of Pershore station on the G.W.R. There is a post office under Pershore; money order and telegraph office, Pershore. Acreage of the township, 1682; population, 294. Wick House, Upper Wick House, Avonbank, Vandyke Court, Bryn Issa, and The Grange are the chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £176 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Pershore. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1893.

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 
HundredPershore 
Poor Law unionPershore 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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