Lulsley, Worcestershire Family History Guide

Lulsley is a chapelry of Suckley Ancient Parish in Worcestershire.

Parish church: St. Giles

Parish registers begin: 1762

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Parishes adjacent to Lulsley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LULSLEY, a township-chapelry in Suckley parish, Worcester; on the river Teme, at the boundary with Hereford, 2¾ miles NNE of Suckley village, and 7 W of Worcester r. station. Post town, Martley, under Worcester. Real property, £1,516. Pop., 149. Houses, 34. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Suckley, in the diocese of Worcester.
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

Lulsley – a hamlet and chapelry to the parish of Suckley, in the hundred of Doddingtree, upper division, 7 miles W.S.W. from Worcester, and 119 from London; containing 26 inhabited houses. Population, 1801, 131 – 1811, 134 – 1821, 120.
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.

Parish Records

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Littleburys Directory 1905

Wall Letter-box near Knightwick station cleared at 6.15 p.m. Vicar and Curate same as Alfrick. John Powell, Churchwarden.


Burnett John, Ravenshill, stationmaster at Knightwick station, Jubilee cottage
Brown James, Fox & Hounds. Robert Allen’s famous ales, Bass and Guiness’s stout, wines, spirits and cigars. Every accommodation for Cyclists and picnic parties.
Day Mrs. Mary, Ravenshill
Jones Water, baker
Pope J. P., Lulsley court
Powell John, farmer, Upper court farm
Powell Thomas, farmer and hop grower, Hill farm
Stokes Mrs. Mary, Whistlewood house
Turbutt Wm., farmer, Green street
Source: Littlebury’s Directory of Worcester & District. Tenth Edition. Printed and Published by Littlebury & Company, The Worcester Press, Worcester. 1905.

Lulsley Littleburys Directory 1879

Lulsley is a township and chapelry in the parish of Suckley, situate on the river Teme, 10 ½ miles W. of Worcester, in the western division of the county and hundred of Upper Doddingtree; union and highway district of Martley; polling district of Suckley; petty sessional division of Worcester; annual rateable value, £1,453; population in 1861, 149; in 1871, 159, with 37 inhabited houses, and 43 families or separate occupiers. Francis Edward Williams, Esq., and the representatives of the late Joseph Fetherstonhaugh, Esq., are the principal landowners. The soil is loam and clay; subsoil, clay; chief products, wheat, barley, hops, &c. Knightwick station, on the Worcester and Bromyard railway, is situate in this township. The living of Lulsley is a chapelry annexed with that of Alfrick to the rectory of Suckley. The Rev. John Pearson, M.A., Exeter College, Oxford, is the rector, and the Rev. Samuel Sidney Heathcote, B.A., Exeter College, Oxford, is the curate. The chapel is a small plain building dedicated to St. Giles. Ravenhill is a place in this chapelry.
POSTAL REGULATIONS. – Letters are received through Worcester. The nearest money-order and telegraph office is at Bromyard. Post town, Worcester.
Chapel-of-Ease (St. Giles’s). – Rev. John Pearson, M.A., Rector; Rev. Samuel Sidney Heathcote, B.A., Curate; Mr. John Harris Powell, Chapel Warden; John Banner, Clerk.
Knightwick Railway Station (Worcester and Bromyard Railway). – Allan Thomas Preece, Station Master.


Day Mrs., Ravenhill house


Banner John, shopkpr. and parish clerk
Done John, farmer, The Green
Jones Mrs. Ann, cottage farmer, Ravenhill
Knowles Mrs., shopkeeper, Blackswell
Parker James, farmer and hop grower, Lulsley court
Powell John Harris, farmer and hop grower, Upper court
Powell Thomas, farmer and hop grower, The Hill
Stokes Wm., Fox and Hounds Inn, near Knightwick railway station
Turbutt Edwin, farmer and threshing-machine proprietor, Old House farm
Turbutt William, farmer and hop grower, Green street
Source: Littlebury, Littlebury’s Directory and Gazetteer of Worcester & District, Third Edition. Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. 1879.

Lulsley Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Done John, farmer
Jones Samuel, farmer
Jones John, farmer
Jones Edward, farmer
Presdee Thomas, farmer
Racster John, farmer
Racster Thomas, farmer
Source: S Lewis Worcestershire General and Commercial Directory for 1820.


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