Wick Worcestershire

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Wick near Pershore, a chapelry in the parish of St. Andrew Pershore, upper division of the hund. of Pershore, county of Worcester; 1½ mile east-south-east of Pershore. Living, a perpetual curacy in the archd. and dio. of Worcester; rated at £2 13s. 4d., returned at £96; gross income £110. Tithes commuted in 1806. Patrons, the dean and chapter of Westminster. “About the latter end of the reign of King Henry I., or the beginning of that of Stephen, Peter de Corbezon, alias Studley, founded a priory of canons Austins in the church of St. Peter here, which some few years after he thought fit to remove to Studley in Warwickshire.” — Tanner’s Not. Mon. Acres 1,970. Houses 58. A. P. £3,339. Pop., in 1801, 262; in 1831, 280. Poor rates, in 1838, £116 5s.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Wick – a hamlet and chapelry to the parish of St. Andrew’s, Pershore, hundred of Pershore, upper division, 1 ½ mile E. from Pershore, and 102 from London; containing 42 inhabited houses. Population, 1801, 262 – 1811, 302 – 1821, 303.

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.


Wick Littleburys Worcester Directory 1905
Wick Littleburys Directory 1879
Wick Billings Directory 1855
Wick Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820