Status: Ancient Parish
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1690
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599
Parishes adjacent to Wichenford
- Little Witley
- Worcester St John the Baptist, Bedwardine
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
WICHENFORD, a parish in Martley district, Worcestershire; 6 miles NW of Worcester r. station. Post town, Worcester. Acres, 2,669. Real property, £4,097. Pop., 366. Houses, 81. The manor belongs to F. Williams, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £420. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of W. The church was restored in 1863.
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
Wichenford, a parish in the lower division of the hund. of Oswaldslow, union of Martley, county of Worcester; 6 miles north-west by north of Worcester. Living, a vicarage in the archd. and dio. of Worcester; rated at £9 10s.; gross income £393. Patrons, the dean and chapter of Worcester. In 1833 there was 1 daily school in this parish. Charities, in 1830, £3 10s. 6d. per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £159 17s. Acres 3,270. Houses 59. A. P. £3,117. Pop., in 1801, 357; in 1831, 355.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.
Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822
Wichenford – a parish in the hundred of Oswaldslow, lower division, 7 miles N.W. from Worcester, and 117 from London; containing 48 inhabited houses. It is a vicarage, Rev. J. Plumptre, D.D., incumbent; instituted 1790; in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. Population, 1801, 357 – 1811, 398 – 1821, 359.
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.
Wichenford Worcestershire Littleburys Directory 1905
Wichenford Worcestershire Littleburys Directory 1879
Wichenford Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820
Civil Registration District: Martley
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Worcester
Poor Law Union: Martley