Pinvin is a chapelry of Pershore St Andrew with Pershore Holy Cross Parish in Worcestershire.

Parish church: St Nicholas

Parish registers begin: 1552

Parishes adjacent to Pinvin

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Pinvin, a chapelry in Pershore St. Andrew parish, Worcester; ½ a mile N by W of Pershore r. station. Post-town, Pershore. Acres, 1,116. Real property, £1,615. Pop., 269. Houses, 53. Seaford Grange is the seat of R. Varden, Esq. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Pershore, in the diocese of Worcester. The church is old.

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

Pinvin – a hamlet and chapelry to the parish of St. Andrew’s, Pershore, hundred of Pershore, upper division, 2 miles N. from Pershore, and 103 from London; containing 28 inhabited houses. Population, 1801, 136 – 1811, 159 – 1821, 199.

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.



Pinvin Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Pinvin is a small village and chapelry belonging to St. Andrew’s, Pershore, from which it is distant about 2 miles, and 7 from Worcester. It contained in 1851 a population of 216 inhabitants.

The Chapel is a small, plain building, containing only nave and chancel. Rev. R. Williamson, Vicar; Rev. M. Wickington, Curate; Mr. Thomas Houghton, Clerk. Service – 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.


Allard John, shoe maker
Day Charles, farmer
Day Edward, farmer
Day John, farmer
Ewins Catherine, beer retailer and shopkeeper
Holmes Philip, farmer
Huband John, blacksmith
Jones Thomas, carpenter and Constable
Stanton Robert, farmer
Stinton Edward, farmer

Source: Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Pinvin Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Baylis Henry, farmer
Baylis George, farmer
Day Henry, farmer
Day William, farmer
Ewins George, farmer
George John, farmer
Gibbs Benjamin, farmer
Longford Thos. farmer
Stinton Richard, farmer
White William, farmer

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

Parish Records

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Census returns for Pinvin, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Pinvin, 1612-1878 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Pinvin (Worcestershire)

Parish registers for Pinvin, 1559-1968 Author: Church of England. Chapelry of Pinvin (Worcestershire)

Parish register printouts of Pinvin, BTS, Worcestershire, England, christenings, 1612-1700 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Worcestershire Archives & Family History Groups

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

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