Rushock, Worcestershire Family History Guide

Rushock is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

Parish church: St. Michael and All Angels

Parish registers begin: 1661

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Parishes adjacent to Rushock

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RUSHOCK, a parish in Kidderminster district, Worcester; 2½ miles ESE of Hartlebury-Junction r. station, and 5 SE of Kidderminster. Post-town, Droitwich. Acres, 1,218. Real property, £2,068. Pop., 159. Houses, 33. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £305. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is plain but good. Charities, £12.
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

Rushock, a parish in the lower division of Halfshire hund., union of Kidderminster, county of Worcester; 5 miles west by north of Bromsgrove. Living, a rectory in the archd. and dio. of Worcester; rated at £10 6s. 8d.; gross income £287. Patron, the Lord-chancellor. Here is a Sunday school. The poor of the parish have the privilege or sending 15 children to an endowed school at Cutral Green, in the parish of Elmeley Lovett. Acres 1,650. Houses 29. A.P. £1,903. Pop., in 1801, 174; in 1831, 177. Poor rates, in 1838, £64 3s.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Rushock – a parish in Halfshire hundred, lower division, 4 miles W.N.W. from Bromsgrove, and 120 from London; containing 32 inhabited houses. It is a rectory; Rev. T. Morgan, incumbent; instituted 1814; patron, the King. Population, 1801, 174 – 1811, 185 – 1821, 181.
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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Marriages at Rushock 1667 to 1837

Worcestershire Parish Registers. Marriages. Edited by W. P. W. Phillimore, M.A., B.C.L., and W. F. Carter, B.A.
Vol II. Issued to the Subscribers by Phillimore & Co., 124, Chancery Lane, London. 1900.
Author: Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913, ed; Carter, W. F. (William Fowler), b. 1856 joint ed.

Marriages at Rushock 1667 to 1837 –


Rushock Littleburys Directory 1879

Rushock Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Rushock Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820


Vision of Britain historical maps


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