Little Witley

Little Witley, Worcestershire Family History Guide

Little Witley is a chapelry of Holt Ancient Parish in Worcestershire.

Church: Holy Trinity Chapel-of-Ease

Parish registers begin: 1680

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Little Witley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WITLEY (Little), a chapelry in Holt parish, Worcester; 6 miles SSW of Stourport r. station. Post town, Great Witley, under Stourport. Acres, 960. Rated property, £1,424. Pop., 208. Houses, 47. The property is all in one estate. The living is annexed to Holt. The church is good.
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

Witley (Little) – a hamlet and chapelry in the parish of Holt, hundred of Oswaldslow, lower division, 8 miles N.N.W. from Worcester, and 120 from London; containing 57 inhabited houses. Population, 1801, 235 – 1811, 263 – 1821, 302.
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

Witley Great and Little Littleburys Directory 1905

Holt With Little Witley Littlebury’s Directory 1879

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

Little Witley Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Administration

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