Hill Croome, Worcestershire Family History Guide

Hill Croome is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Baughton and Wardington.

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin: 1721

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Hill Croome

  • Ripple
  • Earl's Croome
  • Strensham
  • Defford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CROOM (Hill), a parish in Upton-on-Severn district, Worcester; 2 ¼ miles E of Upton r. station, and 3 W by S of Eckington. Post town, Upton-on-Severn, under Worcester. Acres, 982. Real property, £1,680. Pop., 198. Houses, 50. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £200. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good; and there are charities £19.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Croome-Hill, or Hull-Cromb, a parish in the lower division of the hund. of Oswaldslow, union of Upton-upon-Severn, county of Worcester; 2½ miles east of Upton-upon-Severn. Living, a rectory in the archd. and dio. of Worcester; rated at £7 10s. 5d.; gross income £200. Tithes commuted in 1771. Patron, the Lord-chancellor. Charities, in 1830, £18 10s. There is a daily school here. Acres 840. Houses 40. A.P. £1,722. Pop., in 1801, 169; in 1831, 215. Poor rates, in 1838, £80.

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

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Hill-Crome [sic] – a parish in the hundred of Oswaldslow, lower division, 5 miles S.W. from Pershore, and 108 from London; containing 31 inhabited houses. It is a rectory; Rev. J. A. Perny, D.D. incumbent; instituted 1810; patron the King. Population, 1801, 169 – 1811, 153 – 1821, 188.

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.


Online Directories

Bentley's Directory of Hill Croome 1840 - Archive.org

Directory Transcriptions

Hill Croome Worcestershire Littleburys Directory 1879

Hill Croome Worcestershire (with the Hamlet of Baughton) 1855

Hill Croome Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820



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