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Newbold or Newbold on Stour, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Newbold or Newbold-on-Stour, a hamlet and an ecclesiastical parish in Tredington parish, Worcestershire. The hamlet lies on the river Stour, at the boundary with Warwickshire, near the Fosse Way, 3 miles N of Shipston-on-Stour. The ecclesiastical parish contains also the hamlets of Armscott and Talton, and its post town is Shipston-on-Stour. It was constituted in 1844; population, 425. For parish council purposes Newbold, Armscott, and Talton form a ward of Tredington parish, which returns five members to the council. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £250 with residence. Patron, Jesus College, Oxford. The church was restored in 1885.

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 
Poor Law unionShipston-upon-Stour 

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Newbold or Newbold on Stour 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.