Wychbold Worcestershire Family History Guide

Wychbold is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Worcestershire created from Dodderhill Parish in 1888.
Parish church: St Mary de Wyche
Parish registers begin: 1888 (before this date see Dodderhill.
Nonconformists include: Congregational (chapel dates from 1836)

Parishes adjacent to Wychbold

  • Upton Warren
  • Stoke Prior
  • Dodderhill
  • Hanbury
  • Hampton Lovett
  • Elmbridge

Historical Descriptions

Littlebury’s Directory and Gazetteer of Worcester & District 1879

Wychbold is a pleasant village 2 miles N.E. on the road to Bromsgrove. The river Salwarpe runs here and works two cornmills. The national schoolroom is licensed for divine worship. Service is held on Sundays at 3 p.m. There is also a Congregational chapel erected in 1836.
Source: Littlebury, Littlebury’s Directory and Gazetteer of Worcester & District, Third Edition. Printed by Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. 1879.

Parish Records

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Directories

Dodderhill with Wychbold Astwood Rashwood and lmpney Littleburys Directory 1905
Dodderhill (with Wychbold, Rashwood, Impney and Astwood) Littleburys Directory 1879
Dodderhill (with Elmbridge and Wychbold) Billings Directory 1855
Wychbold Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855
 
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Administration

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