Eldersfield

Eldersfield, Worcestershire Family History

Eldersfield is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1718

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Eldersfield

  • Staunton
  • Tirley
  • Chaceley
  • Pendock
  • Redmarley D’Abitot
  • Berrow
  • Forthampton
  • Corse

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Eldersfield, a parish in the lower division of the hund. of Pershore, union of Upton-upon-Severn, county of Worcester; 6 miles west-west by south of Tewkesbury. Living, a vicarage in the archd. and dio. of Worcester; rated at £8 16s. 3d.; gross income £260. Patron, in 1835, Sir A. Lechmere, Bart. Here is a daily school, endowed by Mrs. Pollock with the interest of £500. Other charities, in 1829, £17 10s. per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £460. Acres 3,400. Houses 144. A. P. £5,337. Pop., in 1801, 750; in 1831, 787.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Eldersfield – a parish in the hundred of Pershore, lower division, 7 miles W. from Tewkesbury, 110 from London; containing 146 inhabited houses. The living is a rectory; the Rev. C. Dunn, incumbent; instituted 1813; patron, Sir Anthony Lechmere, Bart. Population, 1801, 750 – 1811, 729 – 1821, 743.

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.

Directories

Eldersfield (with the Hamlets of Corse Lawn, Link End, and Rue Green) Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Administration

  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Upton upon Severn
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Powyke
  • Poor Law Union: Upton upon Severn
  • Hundred: Pershore
  • Province: Canterbury