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Aston Magna, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Aston-Magna, a parish in Worcestershire, near the Fosse Way, and Blockley station on the G.W.R., and 3 miles NW by N of Moreton-in-Marsh, which is the post town. Population, 196. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; value, £203. The church, erected in 1846, is a stone edifice in the Gothic style.

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 parishBlockley 
Poor Law unionShipston-On-Stour 

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

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1846.


Church of England

St. John the Evangelist (parish church)

The church of St. John the Evangelist, erected in 1846, is a building of stone in the Early Gothic style, consisting of chancel, nave and a low western tower, containing one bell, and will seat about 200 persons.

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 Aston Magna from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Aston Magna are available from a number of sites:

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.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtGL56
Post TownMoreton-In-Marsh