Upton-Snodsbury (St. Kenelme)

UPTON-SNODSBURY (St. Kenelme), a parish, in the union, and Upper division of the hundred, of Pershore, Worcester and W. divisions of the county of Worcester, 6 miles (E.) from Worcester; containing 340 inhabitants. This parish, which comprises 1661a. 3r. 12p., of level surface, is intersected by the road from Worcester to Inkberrow; and the Birmingham and Gloucester railway passes at the distance of about two miles. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £8; patron and incumbent, the Rev. Henry Armel Green, M.A.: the impropriate tithes have been commuted for £100, the vicarial for £119. 13., and there are 2 acres of glebe. The church is an ancient structure with a tower, and contains a curious carved screen.

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

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