Wythall a chapelry in King’s Norton and Alvechurch parishes, Worcestershire, and in Solihull parish, Warwickshire. It was constituted in 1853.

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1760
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1788

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Wythall

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Wythall, or Withall, a chapelry in Kings-Norton and Alvechurch parishes, Worcester, and in Solihull parish, Warwick; 3½ miles SSE of Kings-Norton r. station. It was constituted in 1853; and its post-town is Birmingham. Pop., 1,093. Houses, 250. The manor belongs to J. Taylor, Esq. Weatheroak Hall is the seat of R. Mynors, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £140. Patron, the Vicar of Kings-Norton. The church was rebuilt in 1863. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels, and free schools.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records

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Wythall Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Bathurst Rev. Launcelot Chapel, Incumbent
Mynors Robert, Heath Hill
Willmore Jos., Esq., Silver st
Allen William, farmer, Withewood Heath
Bott Hannah, farmer, Silver st
Brooks William, farmer, Yew Tree Farm
Burman Joseph, farmer, Houndsfield, Holly Wood
Cranmore Charles, shopkeeper, Holly Wood
Cranmore John, farmer, Mickley Hall
Crisp William, bricklayer, Holly Wood
Crowley Ann, farmer, Drake’s Cross, Holly Wood
Davis John, farmer, Houndsfield, Holly Wood
Farmer Jonathan, farmer, Old Farm, Holly Wood
Foster John, farmer, Tanner’s Green
Greaves Alfred, farmer, Bell’s Farm, Holly Wood
Greaves Benjamin, farmer, Silver st
Greaves Benjamin, farmer, Withewood Heath
Greaves Richard, farmer, Inkford
Greaves William, farmer, Tanner’s Green
Guest John, farmer, Weatheroak Hill
Hands E. N., painter, Holly Moor
Hopkins John, farmer, Drake’s Cross, Holly Wood
James Thomas, shopkeeper, Holly Wood
Jones Charles, shoe maker
Lees James, farmer, Headley Heath
Martin Robert, farmer, Holly Wood
Martin J., shoe maker
Matthews Saymer, carpenter, Headley Heath
Miller Joseph, farmer, Headley Heath
Moore John W., victualler, Pack Horse, Holly Wood
Mosley John, farmer, Silver st
Mosley Richard, farmer and timber merchant, Holly Wood
Newey William, farmer, Shawshurst
Nixon Stephen, farmer, Bateman’s Green, Silver st
Oliver Thomas, farmer, Headley Heath
Palmer William, beer retailer, Swan, Holly Wood
Parkes John, farmer, Headley Heath
Parkes W., farmer, Black Greave House
Pountney James, blacksmith
Pratt Francis, gimblet maker
Sheldon Daniel, farmer, Withewood Heath
Smith Timothy, shoe maker, Withewood Heath
Stretton John, farmer, Weatheroak Hill
Stevens William, farmer, Grimspits, Holly Wood
Taylor James, tailor
Taylor Thomas, farmer, Weatheroak Hill
Taylor William, farmer, Goodrest, Holly Wood
Tibberton Mrs., farmer, Headley Heath
Turner Joseph, farmer, Lea Green, Holly Wood
Wakefield Waldron, farmer, Born Hill
Wakeman William, farmer, Weatheroak Hill
Webster Daniel, farmer, Heath Hill

Source: Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855


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

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