Great Hampton, Worcestershire Family History Guide

Great Hampton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Little Hampton.

Parish church: St. Andrew

Parish registers begin: 1539

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Great Hampton

Historical Descriptions

Great Hampton

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HAMPTON, or GREAT HAMPTON, a village and a parish in Evesham district, Worcester. The village stands near the river Avon and the boundary with Gloucestershire, 1 mile SW of Evesham r. station; and has a post office under Evesham. The parish includes also the hamlet of Little Hampton, which contains Evesham workhouse. Acres, 1,670. Real property, £3,663. Pop., 513. Houses, 92. Much of the land is meadow. Vineyard hill, a short way north west of the village, commands a fine view. Market gardening is carried on. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £81. Patron, Christ Church, Oxford. The church is of the 14th century; has an embattled tower, of later date, rising from the junction of nave and chancel; and has also a fine stained glass window, in memorial of the construction of the splendid new bridge over the Avon at Evesham. A richly carved remnant of an ancient cross is in the churchyard. Charities, £150.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Hampton (Great) – a parish in the hundred of Blakenhurst, lower division, one mile S.W. from Evesham, and 96 from London; containing 67 inhabited houses. A mineral spa has lately been discovered here. (See Evesham). It is a perpetual curacy, Rev. H. P. Cooper, incumbent; in the patronage of Christ-Church College, Oxford. Population, 1801, 276 – 1811, 333 – 1821, 324.

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.

Little Hampton

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Hampton (Little) – a hamlet in the above parish (Great Hampton), and adjoining thereto, in which the population is included.

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

Online Directories

Bentley's Directory of Great Hampton 1840 - Archive.org

Directory Transcriptions

Great Hampton (with the Hamlet of Little Hampton) Billings Directory 1855

Great Hampton Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Administration

  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Evesham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Evesham
  • Poor Law Union: Evesham
  • Hundred: Blackenhurst
  • Province: Canterbury