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Alderminster Warwickshire & Worcestershire Family History Guide

Alderminster is an Ancient Parish in the county of Warwickshire, formerly in the county of Worcestershire.

Alderminster was an exclave of Worcestershire until 1931, when it was transferred to Warwickshire. When rural district councils were created in the 1890s, Alderminster was part of Shipston on Stour Rural District. When the parish was transferred to Warwickshire it became part of Stratford on Avon Rural District.[2]

In the Domesday Book (1086) Alderminster is shown as part of the land of St Mary’s of Pershore, in Pershore Hundred, Worcestershire. In 1884 the village is shown on a map as consisting only of a few houses. The Minster and Parish Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross is of 12th century origin.[4] The church has been listed Grade II* since 1967.[5]
Church: St Mary and the Holy Cross

Parishes adjacent to Alderminster

Historical Descriptions of Alderminster

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Alderminster, a parish in the district of Stratford-on-Avon and county of Worcester; on the river Stour and on the Stratford and Moreton railway, 5 miles SSE of Stratford. It has a post-office under Stratford. Acres, 3,167. Real property, £3,777. Pop., 520. Houses, 105. The property is not much divided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £170. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is cruciform, with a low tower, and partly Norman.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A Fullerton & Co. N.d.c. [1870-72].

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Alderminster, 5 miles N. Shipston. P.508
Source: Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Alderminster (St. Mary), a parish, partly in the Upper division of the hundred of Oswaldslow, but chiefly in the Upper division of the hundred of Pershore, union of Stratford-upon-Avon, Blockley and E divisions of the county of Worcester, of which it is a detached portion, surrounded by Warwickshire, 5 miles (SSE) from Stratford; containing 508 inhabitants. The parish comprises by computation 3000 acres; it is bounded on the south-west by the river Stour, and has a great variety of soil. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king’s books at £7; the patronage and impropriation belong to the Crown. The great tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £188. 4. 6., and those of the incumbent for £160. 19. 6.; the glebe comprises 20 acres in this parish, and 3 ½ acres in that of Bengworth, near Evesham, Worcestershire. The church is a curious cruciform edifice, with a low tower; the nave is in the Norman style.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1840

Alderminster, a parish, partly in the hund. of Oswaldslow, and partly in the hund. of Pershore, county of Worcester, of which it is an insulated portion, being completely surrounded by Warwickshire. It is in the union of Stratford-on-Avon, and 6 miles south-south-east of the town of that name; on the Moreton and Stratford railroad. Living, a discharged vicarage in the archd. and dio. of Worcester; rated at £7; in the parliamentary returns at £41 14s. 6d.; gross income £170; and in the patronage of the Crown. The church has the form of a cross, with a low tower. Pop., in 1801, 363; in 1831, 454. Houses 94. Acres 3,480. A. P. £3,831. Poor rates, in 1837, £196
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1840.

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

Alderminster, a parish partly in the upper division of the hundred of Oswaldslow, but chiefly in the upper division of the hundred of Pershore, being a detached portion of the county of Worcester, surrounded by Warwickshire, 5 miles (S.S.E.) from Stratford upon Avon, containing 443 inhabitants. The living is a discharged Vicarage, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Worcester, rated in the king‘s books at £7., endowed with £200 private benefaction, and £200 royal bounty, and in the gift of the Crown. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is a curious cruciform edifice, having a low tower; the nave displays the Norman style of architecture.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Alderminster – a parish in the hundred of Oswaldslow, upper division, 6 miles N. from Shipston-upon-Stour, and 89 from London; containing 90 inhabited houses; entirely surrounded by Warwickshire. It is a vicarage; Rev. W. Price, incumbent; instituted 1812; Patron, the King. Population, 1801, 363 – 1811, 389 – 1821, 443.
Source: Worcestershire Delineated: Being a Topographical Description of Each Parish, Chapelry, Hamlet, &c. In the County; with the distances and bearings from their respective market towns, &c. By C. and J. Greenwood. Printed by T. Bensley, Crane Court, Fleet Street, London, 1822.

Marriages at Alderminster 1613 to 1812

Worcestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., and W. F. Carter, B.A.

Vol I. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1900.
Author: Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Carter, W. F. (William Fowler), b. 1856 joint ed

Note. – The Registers of this Parish from 1628 to 1812 are contained in five volumes, which may be thus described :-

Volume I, containing Baptisms 1628-1689, Marriages 1641-1688, Burials 1650-1687; a parchment book in very bad state, but consisting of 14 leaves, measuring 15 ½ by 6 inches. It has no entries between 1638-54.

Volume II, Containing Baptisms and Burials 1691-1794, and Marriages 1699-1754; a parchment book in bad condition, but having 47 leaves, measuring 11 ½ by 7 inches.

Volume III, containing Marriages only 1784-1791; a paper book of 21 leaves, which measure 8 by 4 ¾ inches.

Volume IV contains Baptisms and Burials 1795-1812, and has 6 leaves of parchment.

Volume V, a paper book containing the remainder of the Marriages, and numbered in the following as Volume V. It is of paper, and measures 8 by 4 ½ inches.

The Registers are printed, after collation with the originals, with the consent of the Rev. Robert Thrupp, Vicar, having been extracted by the Rev. J. Harvey Bloom, Rector of Whitchurch.

The Marriages prior to 1641 have been copied from the original returns preserved in the Bishop’s Registry at Worcester.


Marriages at Alderminster 1613 to 1812 - Archive.org

Transcriptions

Alderminster Marriages 1613 to 1697

[From the Bishop's Transcripts in the Edgar Tower at Worcester]
William Boulter & Frances Cole .. .. 4 Aug. 1613
Roger Chamberlayne & Anne Hawton .. .. 25 Jan. 1613
Richard Watnall & Anne Blackwell .. .. 11 July 1614
John Rouse & Mary Hawkyns .. .. 13 Dec. 1614
William Stanley & Alyce Hollys .. .. 2 Feb. 1614
Roger Sadler & Margery Applebee .. .. 24 June 1616
Walter Crump & Elizabeth Bowland .. .. 13 Sept. 1616
John Chettle & Mary Browne .. .. 1 Sept. 1617
Robert Stanley & Frances Jordan .. ,. 2 Feb. 1617
Richard Fyncher & Joan Bolton .. ., 22 June 1618
James Selwyne & Mary Hanley .. .. 29 June 1618
Chrystopher Hawton & Elizabeth Stanley .. .. 5 Aug. 1618
[Returns for 1619-1620 are missing.]
Thomas Smith & Elizabeth Collett .. .. 7 July 1621
William Lane & Susan Richardson .. .. 27 Nov. 1621
William Armes & Isabel Blackwell .. .. 28 O.ct. 1622
Steven Hall & Frances Greene, w. .. .. 14 Jan. 1625
William Phypps & Mary Blackwell .. .. 1 Oct. 1626
John Savage & Margaret Harpur .. .. 3 July 1628
James Selbee & Mary Armes .. .. 16 Feb. 1628
Richard Jones & Katharine Gybbs .. .. 28 Nov. 1629
John Williams & Ann Wattnoule .. .. 2 Feb. 1629
John Sergin & Jane Taylor .. .. 6 Aug. 1630
Adrian Gibbes & Marie Collet .. .. 20 June 1631
Richard Alebright & Ann Kelbie .. .. 7 June 1631
Robert Stanley, alias Cook, & Alice, his wife .. .. 19 Feb. 1631
Mathewe Collett & Isabell Lucke .. .. 15 July 1633
William Perkins & Elizabeth Pilkinton .. .. 29 Oct. 1633
Thomas Chamberlaine & Anne Harrison .. .. 6 Nov. 1633
Richard Hollis & Joane Annaby .. .. 29 Apr. 1637
Laurence Browne & Anne Chamberlin .. .. 24 June 1637
Anthony Collett & Frances Gurdon .. .. 3 Oct. 1637
Eliz Scoley and Jane Stirley .. .. 12 Apr. 1638
Simon Cole & Elizabeth Harrison .. .. 30 Sept. 1638
John Cap & Alice Newcomb .. .. 26 Jan. 1638
Richard Collett & Alice Fetherston .. .. 2 Feb. 1639
William Davis & Elenor Collett .. .. 13 Nov. 1640
Samuel Ward & Ursula Phillipps .. .. 22 Feb. 1640
Volume I.
[Illegible] .. .. 25 Mar. 1641
Thomas Wynge & Anne Pilk [————] .. .. 4 Apr. 1651
Edmund [————] & Isabella Green, of Morton Hemas [Moreton-in-the-Marsh] .. .. 22 Nov. 1651
John Warner & Elizabeth Hobbins, of Stratford .. .. 18 Mar. 1652
Thomas Izod & Elizabeth Stanley .. .. 18 Oct. 1655
William Lealesse & Margaret Scarlett, of Blackwell .. .. 18 Oct. 1655
John Hawtin & Joanna Gunne .. .. — — 1656
Richard Hawtenne & Ann Baker, of Tiddington .. .. 3 Oct. 1656
John Deimell, of Loxley, & Mary Williams, of Crimscott .. .. 26 Oct. 1656
Thomas Battersey, of Welford, & Elizabeth Brookes .. .. .. 14 Nov. 1656
Thomas Winage & Margaret Morris, of Clifford Chambers .. .. 23 Aug. 1657
Henry Adams & Katherine Walker .. .. 24 Apr. 1658
Edward Plumme & Elizabeth Hastings .. .. 30 Apr. 1659
Robert Knight & Jane Hewins .. .. 8 Jan. 1661
William Radbert & Katherine Albright .. .. 9 Oct. 1662
John Hunt & Francis Hasley .. .. 29 Sept. 1663
Richard Vincent, alias Symkins, & Elizabeth Hall .. .. 8 Oct. 1663
Allin Lorke & Martha Underhill .. .. 10 July 1664
John Bally, alias Balley, & Elizabeth Archell .. .. 2 May 1667
Daniel Noel & Ann Moor, of Ettington .. .. 15 Oct. 1667
Thomas Harper, junr., & Audrey Bally .. .. 2 Aug. 1668
Joseph Cooke & Elizabeth Salter .. .. 13 Oct. 1668
John Bagley & Ann Jobe, of Butler's Marston .. .. 3 Apr. 1670
William Sheldon, of Wolford, & Alice Phyppes .. .. 5 Oct. 1672
Thomas Rogers, of Stratford-upon-Avon, & Priscilla Barnett, of Shottery .. .. 17 June 1673
Joseph Cooke & Joan Hawtin .. .. 24 June 1673
Richard Etheridge & Hannah Coldecot, of Ilmington .. .. 21 July 1673
Anthony Collett, junr., & Alice, d. of Thomas Fincher .. .. 26 Oct. 1675
William Morris, of Alveston, & Alice Read .. .. 23 Oct. 1676
William Etheridge, junr., & Elizabeth, d. of John Williams .. .. 7 July 1677
John Gascoine, gent, of Stretton-on-ye-Fosse, & Maria Rimell, of Barford, co. Ox. .. .. 17 Apr. 1678
William Blackford, of Halford, & Elizabeth, d. of Anthony Collett .. .. 7 July 1678
John Harrison, of Henley-in-Arden, & Rebecca Boulton .. .. 26 Sept. 1678
Joseph Spiers, gent., of Barford, co. Warw., & Alice Barnard, of Shottery .. .. 4 Nov. 1679
[“None mariyed in our Parish 1680, 1681, 1682, 1683, unless by lycense and so joyned elsewhere.”]
William Etheridge & Bridget Milward, of Preston-upon-Stour .. .. 21 Sept. 1684
John Harrison, of Stratford, & Elizabeth, d. of Samuel Southam, of Loxley .. .. 19 July 1685
Thomas Rogers, of Stratford, & Anne Mountford .. .. 7 Sept. 1685
Thomas Meekes & Mary, d. of John Bolton, of Wimsone .. .. 13 Sept. 1686
Robert Sands, gent., & Sara, d. of Robert Loggin, of Wincott .. .. .22 Oct. 1686
William Phyppes & Mary Kemp, of Honington .. .. 8 June 1687
John Parrel & Anna Bury .. .. 30 June 1687
Thomas Williams & Sara Endall .. .. 26 July 1687
John Fincher & Elizabeth Knight .. .. [6 Aug.] 1688
Thomas Laight & Elizabeth Morris .. .. — — 1693
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Thomas Meeks & Joane Hawtin .. .. 27 Jan. 1696
From the Bishop’s Transcripts at Worcester.

Alderminster Marriages 1698 to 1753

Volume II.
Robert Brown & Isabel Atkines, both of Alderminster, 12 Feb. 1698
John Stephens & Mary Cowper, both of Stratford, lic., 23 June 1699
William Taplin, of Long Compton, co. Warwick, & Elizabeth Moore, of Eatington, lic., 7 Jan. 1699
Robert Stanley & Mary Hewens, 4 Apr. 1700
Nathaniel Harper & Mary Harper, 25 June 1700
Richard Gibbs, of Preston-upon-Stower, & Hannah Claydon, 21 Jan. 1700
Thomas Willis & Anne Phipps, 21 Apr. 1701
John Cross & Mary Pittaway, both of Preston, lic., 10 June 1701
Thomas Odell, of Barford, & Katherine Bayley, 2 Aug. 1702
Thomas Horton & Ann Ginkins, both of Loxley, 25 Sept. 1702
John Naish & Mary Knightley, 3 Oct. 1703
Thomas Wood & Ann Berry, both of Tredington, 5 Oct. 1703
Anthony Dickins & Shusanah Green, both of Tredington, 4 Nov. 1703
Edward Harris & Mary Etheredge, 10 Feb. 1703
William Wilkins & Elizabeth Phipps, 23 Sept. 1704
Robert Brown & Mary Collett, 30 Nov. 1704
John Williams & Mary Bugbear, both of Hunington, lic., 18 Oct. 1705
Mr. Edward Clopton & Mrs. Martha Midelleton, 27 Jan. 1706
John Holmes & Mary Holtam, both of Welford, 15 Apr. 1707
Richard Brown & Rose Wilkins, 12 Apr. 1708
Richard Walener & Sarah Bishop, 4 Oct. 1709
William Yoxall & Anne Cooke, 6 Dec. 1709
John Roper, of Bengeworth, & Mary Harper, lic., 10 Apr. 1710
William Willis & Grace Holland, of Stratford, lic., 18 Jan. 1710
John Smith & Anne Ward, 27 Jan. 1712
John Hinkfield & Anne Archard, 6 Oct. 1713
Richard Hawten & Elizabeth Miles, 30 Nov. 1713
Thomas Odell & Hannah Durbidge, of Halford, 20 Nov. 1715
William Jenkins & Alice Nichols, 2 July 1716
Thomas Wiatt, of Adderbury, & Mary Barber, 12 Nov. 1716
John Hunt & Mary Seymour, 11 May 1717
William Green & Ann Yoxshall, 24 Feb. 1717
John Clayden & Eleanor Jennings, 14 Apr. 1718
Richard Haughton & Margaret Smith, 14 Feb. 1720
Thomas Odiel & Elizabeth Willis, 26 Dec. 1721
William Guillet, of Burton Dasset, & Ann Rickets, 14 Oct. 1723
John Naish & Mary Ward, 24 Oct. 1725
John Meekes & Mary Wright, 1 Jan. 1728
Adam Dudley & Sarah Barber, 2 Oct. 1729
William Wilkins & Mary Shakle, 2 Feb. 1729
John White & Elizabeth Woodfield, —- —-
Thomas Blondell & Anne Bossard, 11 June 1733
Harward Jelkes & Joan Oackly, 17 July 1734
Joseph Hogkins & Ani Day, 24 Dec. 1734
Thomas Palen & Mary Sharp, 20 Jan. 1739
William Ferne & Ann Carter, 27 Dec. 1743
Edward Harold & Sarah Leech, 27 Oct. 1744
William Smith & Elizabeth Smith, 9 Nov. 1744
Mr. Thomas Nason, of Wellesborne, & Mrs. [—–] Taylor, of Stratford, lic., 6 Oct. 1745
Richard Smith & Elizabeth Proctor, of Idlicot, 9 Oct. 1746
William White & Ann Savige, 20 Oct. 1746
William Mander & Hannah Hemins, 21 Feb. 1749
Phillip Hitchman & Susannah Sewell, 26 Aug. 1750
Edward Good & Ann Squires, 30 Dec. 1750
John Robbins & Elizabeth Dudley, 24 Sept. 1753
John Washbrook & Ann Woodfield, 30 Oct. 1753
John Hornsby, of Mickleton, & Margaret Daniel, of Honington, lic., 1 Nov. 1753
Source: Worcester Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., and W. F. Carter, B. A. Vol. I. London: Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. 124 Chancery Lane. 1901.

Alderminster Marriages 1754 to 1775

Volume III.
Thomas Jones & Elizabeth Taylor, 17 Apr. 1754
John Partheriche, esq., & Frances Clopton, of Stratford, 4 Oct. 1754
Thomas Savage & Elizabeth Parker, 14 Oct. 1754
John Bennett & Susannah White, 28 Oct. 1754
Samuel Brown & Elizabeth Godson, of Brailes, 10 Nov. 1754
William Souch & Jane Hall, 29 Sept. 1755
Pokings Gardiner & Mary Colcott, 23 Feb. 1756
Thomas Brown, of Stanley, & Sarah Jeeves, 3 Oct. 1756
William Pitts & Elizabeth Archer, of Whitchurch, 9 Jan. 1756
John Hodgekins & Ann Solloway, 18 Apr. 1757
Richard Rogers & Mary Malins, of Wellesbourne, 10 May 1757
Thomas Sheriff & Mary Butler, 27 Aug. 1759
Edward Williams & Ann Reeve, lic., 13 Sept. 1759
Joseph Woodbine & Mary Stockly, 8 Apr. 1760
William Mann & Mary Ealins, 18 May 1760
Robert Walker & Elizabeth Smith, 13 Oct. 1760
Thomas Cowley & Ann Hodgekins, 20 Oct. 1760
William Wiggins & Sarah Smith, 8 Oct. 1761
William Hemings, of Upper Eatington, & Catherine Malins, lic., 5 Jan. 1762
Nathaniel Halford, of Salford, & Esther Knibb, 11 May 1762
John Clarke, of Eatington, & Mary Wells, 3 Jan. 1763
John Such & Ann Smith, 4 Apr. 1763
John Priest & Ann Parker, 4 Apr. 1763
James Tyler & Mary Price, 21 Oct. 1763
Thomas Knight & Mary Dudley, 4 Mar. 1764
James Rouse & Lucy Webb, 15 May 1764
Philip Smith, of Whitchurch, & Sarah Fincher, 23 Oct. 1764
Henry Kueller & Mary Harries, 8 Dec. 1765
George Bayliss & Mary Malins, 23 June 1766
Benjamin Hollands, & Mary Turbitt, 20 Apr. 1767
George Bickerstaff, of Brailes, & Sarah Fox, 30 Nov. 1767
John Carter & Elizabeth White, 13 June 1768
John Ashbury & Margaret Parker, 1 Aug. 1768
Edward Kinching & Elizabeth Smith, 14 Nov. 1768
Richard Jones & Sarah Malins, lic., 25 Sept. 1769
Richard Tranfield & Ann White, 5 Jan. 1770
Thomas Southern, of Ilmington, & Mary Phipps, 1 Feb. 1770
John Hodgekins, of Whitechurch, & Ann Harbage, 12 Feb. 1770
Edward Williams & Mary Alebone, 19 Mar. 1770
William Wiggins & Ann Lively, 3 Jan. 1771
John Stanley, of Tredington, & Elizabeth Malins, 15 Apr. 1771
Robert Enock, of Alveston, & Margery Malins, 6 Aug. 1773
Benjamin Wells, of Ilmington, & Alice Malins, 18 Oct. 1773
Richard Tomes & Hannah Bromley, 27 Nov. 1773
Thomas Carter, of Whitchurch, & Mary Heritage, 11 Jan. 1774
George Hawton & Mary Harold, 8 Aug. 1774
William Malins & Ann Makeplace, lic., 8 Aug. 1774
Richard Hunt & Elizabeth Reeve, 10 Oct. 1774
[1775 none listed]
Source: Worcester Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., and W. F. Carter, B. A. Vol. I. London: Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. 124 Chancery Lane. 1901.

Alderminster Marriages 1776 to 1799

Thomas West & Hannah Whorral, 2 July 1776
Francis Yearrow & Lucy Rouse, 31 Mar. 1777
William Fletcher, of Ebrington, & Elizabeth Williams, 6 Apr. 1777
Richard Handy & Elizabeth Ealing, 10 Nov. 1777
William Hughes, of Quinton, & Ann Atwood, 21 Dec. 1777
William Smith & Mary Brown, 3 June 1778
Thomas Wells & Jane Rice, 6 Oct. 1778
John Robards & Hannah Hornsbee, 18 Dec. 1778
John Baldwin & Mary Shasby, lic., 18 Mar. 1779
William Jakeman & Catherine Buggins, 19 Apr. 1779
Richard Clark & Hannah Morris, 25 Apr. 1779
Thomas Grimmet & Sarah Hortin, 12 Oct. 1779
Giles Horseman, of Tredington, & Sarah Hands, 23 Oct. 1779
Joseph Hodgkins & Susanna Bennet, 26 Nov. 1780
George Baker, of Tredington, & Deborah Parker, 27 Dec. 1780
Jonathan Smith & Eleanor Skipton, 1 Oct. 1781
George Nightingale & Mary Powel, 19 Dec. 1782
John Gibson & Susanna Baker, 24 Dec. 1782
George Gibbs & Hannah Jackson, 1 Jan. 1783
Thomas Gill, of Burton Dasset, & Ann Rice, lic., 9 Jan. 1783
Daniel Large & Catherine Kings, 24 Feb. 1783
Thomas Pritchards & Sarah Morris, 21 Mar. 1783
Thomas Hayward & Elizabeth Gibbs, 1 Oct. 1785
John Price & Elizabeth Letherland, 14 Nov. 1785
William Taplin & Sarah Walker, 14 Dec. 1785
George Tennant, of Great Wolford, & Mary Wix, 1 Jan. 1786
William Steel & Mary Smith, 20 Apr. 1786
John Beale & Mary Hancock, 27 Oct. 1786
John Perry, of Bretforton, & Ann Smith, lic., 8 Nov. 1787
John Wells & Ann Milward, lic., 28 Mar. 1788
John Pittaway, of Clifford, & Margaret Williams, 1 Dec. 1788
John Horton, of Tamworth, & Mary Smith, lic., 2 Feb. 1789
William George & Ann Edwards, 5 Dec. 1789
Bernard Rice, clerk, & Alice Gibbs, lic., 20 Aug. 1790
Robert George & Elizabeth Tipping, 24 Aug. 1790
Samuel Bonum & Ann Walker, 12 Oct. 1790
William Hawkins & Sarah Such, 13 Oct. 1790
William Savage & Elizabeth Hemmings, of Brailes, 10 Jan. 1791
John Priest & Sarah Chester, 6 Feb. 1791
Thomas Hock, of St. Martin’s, Birmingham. & Margaret Baker, lic., 17 Aug. 1791
Samuel Gillet & Annie Hall, lic., 7 Apr. 1793
Charles Williams & Mary Horniby, 14 Oct. 1793
Charles Leech & Elizabeth Smith, 4 May 1795
Samuel Smith and Sarah Richardson, 16 Sept. 1796
Zachariah Washborne, of Tredington, & Elizabeth Taylor, 5 Nov. 1796
James Hyland & Mary Elines, 12 Dec. 1796
William Polton, of Whitchurch, & Sarah Taylor, 16 Apr. 1797
Richard Smith & Mary Horseman, 15 May 1797
Richard Hemmings & Mary Smith, 16 May 1798
William Court & Alice Halford, of Tredington, 5 July 1798
Henry Smith, of Whitchurch, & Nancy Court, 31 Jan. 1799
Thomas Hathaway, of Preston, & Ann Turner, 29 Oct. 1799
Source: Worcester Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., and W. F. Carter, B. A. Vol. I. London: Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co. 124 Chancery Lane. 1901.

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Alderminster Worcestershire Billings Directory 1855

Alderminster is a small village and parish, situate in a detached part of the county, about 5 miles S.E.E. from Stratford-on-Avon, containing, according to the census of 1851, a population of 522 inhabitants.
The Church, dedicated to St. Mary, is a very ancient and curious cruciform structure, with low square tower, containing five bells. The nave is in the Norman style of architecture. The living is a Discharged Vicarage, in the gift of the Crown. Rev. Matthew C. Thompson, Vicar; Mr. Thomas Baylis, Clerk. Service – 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

DIRECTORY

Halford Mr. Thomas
Thompson Rev. Matthew C., Vicar
Baylis Thomas, carpenter and Parish Clerk
Berry John, farmer, Shennington Farm
Brain Richard, farmer, Barton Farm
Brown Richard, farmer, and bailiff to E. J. Shirley, Esq.
Care John, farmer, and steward to James R. West, Esq.
Clifford Arthur John, farmer, Alderminster Farm
Crotchett Samuel, farmer, Coombe Farm
Franklin Thomas, tailor
Hyett Jacob, carpenter
Jaques Benjamin, farmer
Jaques john, farmer, Goldicott Farm
Neal Joseph, boot and shoe maker, and Sub-Postmaster
Newnham Edward H., farmer, Cottage Farm
Odle John, grocer, &c.
Roberts Edward, blacksmith
Shepherd Thomas, farmer, Claydon Farm
Simms William, victualler, Bell
Smith William, farmer, Church Hill
Steel William, grocer, and boot and shoe maker
Taylor James, beer retailer
Treaver Thomas, shopkeeper
Post Office – Neal Joseph, Sub-Postmaster. Arrival – 10 a.m. and 3 30 p.m.
Source: Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Alderminster - Bentley's History and Directory of the borough of Evesham 1840

Alderminster is an agricultural village and parish on the London and Birmingham road, and on the Moreton and Stratford Railroad; 6 miles N. from Shipston, and 4½ nearly S. from Stratford-on-Avon. The parish is very pleasant, and contains an area of 3,137 acres, and about 400 inhabitants. The church is in the form of a cross, with the tower (containing 5 bells) rising from the centre, and is situated on the W. side of the village. It was considerably repaired in 1834, at an expense of nearly £200.; and in 1839, a new gallery was added, which cost £95. The living is a vicarage, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor; the Rev. Matthew Carrier Tompson, is the present incumbent. The Church contains seats for 325, of which number 134 are free; service, Sunday forenoon at 11, and afternoon at 3; James Smith is clerk.
Bailey Joseph, farmer, Goldicott
Court Elizabeth, farmer, Burton
Franklin Thomas, tailor
Gardner William, maltster and beerseller
Halford Mr. Thomas
Hiatt Jacob, carpenter
Hone James, farmer, Church-hill
Neal Joseph, boot and shoe maker
Newnham Edward, farmer, Alderminster-farm
Oliver Robert, farmer, Shervington-hall
Prentice William, maltster
Roberts John, blacksmith
Righton Joseph, farmer, Knaven hill
Sarjent John, farmer, Prospect Cottage
Smith Capt., Thomas Gustavus, Goldicott
Steel William, boot and shoe-maker
Thompson Rev. Matthew Carrier, Vicarage
Waitt William, butcher and victualler, Bell
Ward Misses Ann and Catherine
Source: Bentley's history, guide, and alphabetical and classified directory, of the borough of Evesham of the market towns of Pershore, Shipston-upon-Stour, and Upton-upon-Severn, and the villages of Broadway and Great Malvern; and an history and alphabetical directory of seventy-eight parishes in the county south of the city of Worcester … forming vol. III of Bentley's history, directory, and statistics of Worcestershire. Published 1840 by Printed for the proprietor, by Bull & Turner in Birmingham.

Alderminster Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Alderminster, 6 miles from Shipston-upon-Stour, containing 76 houses, and 363 inhabitants.

DIRECTORY

Court Leonard, farmer
Court George, farmer
Edwards John, carpenter
Ford E. D. farmer
Henry John, victualler
Lane Thomas, farmer
Lloyd Alfred, farmer
Millward C. gentlewoman
Newnham Edw. farmer
Oliver R. horse dealer
Price Rev. William
Prentice Wm. maltster
Roberts John, smith
Sansom Thos. shoemaker
Sansom Daniel, farmer
Sheldon Edward, Esq.
Smith George, Esq.
Smith Phillip, gent.
Southam Thomas, farmer
Waitt William, butcher
Ward Ann, gentlewoman
Wells John, farmer
West J. R., Esq.
Source: S Lewis Worcestershire General and Commercial Directory for 1820.

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  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Stratford on Avon
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Kineton
  • Poor Law Union: Stratford on Avon
  • Hundred: Pershore
  • Province: Canterbury