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Wormington, Gloucestershire

Historical Description

Wormington, a village and a parish in Gloucestershire, 4 miles SE of Hinton station on the M.R., and 6 S of Evesham. Post town, Broadway. Acreage, 532; population, 87. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol; gross value, £50. 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 CountyGloucestershire 
Ecclesiastical parishWormington Holy Trinity 
Poor Law unionWinchcomb 

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

Church Records

The Phillimore & co. transcript of the Marriages at Wormington 1719-1812 is available to browse online.

The register dates from the year 1615.

The Gloucestershire Parish Registers are available online at Ancestry, in association with Gloucestershire Archives.


Church of England

St. Catharine (parish church)

The church of St. Catharine is a building of stone in the Anglo-Norman or Transitional style, consisting of chancel, nave of two bays, aisles and small embattled tower of wood on the western gable containing one bell: on the south chancel wall there is a curious brass with figures of a woman and child in bed, erected in memory of Ann (Daston), wife of John Savage, ob. June 17, 1605; there are also several mural tablets to the Gist family: the church was restored in 1885 at a cost of £500, from the designs of Mr. Henry Kennedy, of Bangor: there are sittings for 120 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 Wormington from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Gloucestershire is available to browse.


Online maps of Wormington are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following newspapers covering Gloucestershire online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of the county of Gloucester, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

RegionSouth West
Postal districtWR12