Pensax, Worcestershire Family History Guide

Pensax is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Worcestershire, created in 1843 from a chapelry in Lindridge Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1563

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Pensax

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Pensax, a chapelry in Lindridge parish, Worcester; 4 ½ miles SE of Cleobury Mortimer r. station, and 6 SW of Bewdley. Post-town, Stockton, Worcestershire, under Tenbury. Acres, 1,190. Rated property, £1,543. Houses, 114. The property is divided among a few. Pen Hall and Pensax Court are chief residences. Coal is worked. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £100. Patron, the Vicar of Lindridge. The church is a neat building, with a tower.

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

Pensax – a hamlet and chapelry to the parish of Lindridge, hundred of Oswaldslow, lower division, 7 miles S.W. from Bewdley, and 126 from London; containing 109 inhabited houses. Population, 1801, 469 – 1811, 495 – 1821, 574.

Pensax-Court, in the above village, the residence of Thomas Clutton Brock, Esq.

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

Pensax Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Bamford Edward, miller
Boddington Edw., farmer
Bray John, farmer
Brock T. Clutton, esq.
Craddock J. & F. farmers
Gough John, smith
Lester George, farmer
Mountford Wm. farmer
Mountford Thos. farmer
Palmer George, farmer
Price Dorothy, vict.
Rowlands, Wm. carrier
Warren Richard, farmer
Warren William, farmer
Weaver James, joiner
Wyke Stephen, farmer

Source: S Lewis Worcestershire General and Commercial Directory for 1820.

Administration

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