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Wyre Piddle, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Wyre Piddle, a village and a chapelry in Fladbury parish, Worcestershire, on the river Avon, 1½ mile NE of Pershore, with a post office under Pershore; money order and telegraph office, Pershore. Acreage, 381; population, 235. The living is annexed to Fladbury. The church, restored in 1845, is Norman, and the chancel arch is considered to be Saxon. The church contains some ancient tiles and some remains of old stained glass. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 
Civil parishFladbury 
HundredOswaldslow 
Poor Law unionPershore 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wyre Piddle 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

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Worcestershire papers online:


Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictWychavon
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR10
Post TownPershore