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Wythall or Wythewood, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Wythall or Wythewood, an ecclesiastical parish formed out of Kings Norton and Alvechurch parishes, Worcestershire, and Solihull parish,. Warwickshire, 3½ miles SSE of King's Norton. It was constituted in 1853, and has a post and money order office under Redditch; telegraph office, Alvechurch. Population, 1100. Weatheroak Hall is the chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; gross value, £300 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Kings Norton. The church was rebuilt in 1862. There are Baptist and Unitarian chapels.

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 
Civil parishKing's Norton 
Poor Law unionKings-Norton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wythall or Wythewood from the following:

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.