Huddington (St. Michael)

HUDDINGTON (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Droitwich, Middle division of the hundred of Oswaldslow, Worcester and W. divisions of the county of Worcester, 4¾ miles (S. S. E.) from Droitwich; containing 122 inhabitants. The parish consists of 941a. 1r. 22p. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £56; patron and impropriator, the Earl of Shrewsbury, who owns the entire parish. The church is a stone edifice, containing 72 sittings. There are remains of an ancient court-house, formerly the residence of the Wintour family, two of whom were implicated in the Gunpowder plot, and executed: in the interior are two fine specimens of wood-carved mantel-pieces of that period.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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