Broughton Hackett Worcestershire Family History Guide

Broughton Hackett is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

Parish Church: St. Leonard

Parish registers begin: 1761.

Parishes adjacent to Broughton Hackett

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870

Broughton-Hackett, a parish in Pershore district, Worcester; on the Midland railway, 1 mile N by E of Spetchley station, and 6 NNW of Pershore. Post Town, Spetchley, under Worcester. Acres, 390. Real property, £782. Pop., 164. Houses, 39. The property is subdivided. Blue limestone is quarried. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, 73. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is very good.

Source: Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Broughton, Hacket, co. Worcester.

P. T. Worcester (111) 5 m. E b S. Pop. 123.

A parish in the upper division of the hundred of Pershore; living, a dis. rectory in the archdeaconry and diocese of Worcester; valued in K. B. 8l. 1s. 0½d.; ann. val. P. R. 145l.; church ded. to St. Leonard; patron, the Lord Chancellor.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. I; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.


Online Directories

Lascelles & Co.’s Directory and Gazetteer of the City of Worcester & Neighbourhood 1851

Bentley’s Directory of Broughton Hackett 1840 –

Directory Transcriptions

Broughton Hackett Littleburys Worcester Directory 1905

Broughton Hackett Worcestershire Littleburys Directory 1879

Broughton Hackett Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Broughton Hackett Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820


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England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

England Marriages, 1538–1973

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

England and Wales Census Records


  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Pershore
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Pershore
  • Poor Law Union: Pershore
  • Hundred: Pershore
  • Province: Canterbury
  • County Court district: Worcester
  • Petty Sessional division: Worcester
  • Highway District: Upton Snodsbury