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Wribbenhall, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Wribbenhall, a village and an ecclesiastical parish in Kidderminster foreign, Worcestershire. The village is at Bewd-ley railway station, and communicates with Bewdley by a bridge across the Severn. The parish was constituted in 1844, and has a council of five members, and a post and money order office under Bewdley; telegraph office, Bewdley. Population, 1278. There are extensive rope and twine works. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; gross value, £350 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Kidderminster. The church was built in 1879.

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 parishKidderminster 
HundredHalfshire 
Poor Law unionKidderminster 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wribbenhall 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

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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictWyre Forest
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtDY12
Post TownBewdley