Earls Croome, Worcestershire Family History
Earl’s Croome is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire
Parish church: St. Nicholas
Parish registers begin: 1647
Parishes adjacent to Earl’s Croome
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CROOME (Earls), a parish in Upton-on-Severn district, Worcester; 1½ mile NE of Upton r. station, and 3½ W by N of Eckington. It has a post office under Worcester. Acres, 1,141. Real property, £2,078. Pop., 189. Houses, 44. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £200. Patron, the Rev. Dunne. The church is old but good; and there are charities £17.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822
Crome-Earls – a parish adjoining Crome D’Abitot, and in the same division, containing 37 inhabited houses. The church is an ancient structure: in the wall that divides the belfry from the nave is a row of intersecting Saxon arches, supported by short columns. The tower is built of timber, and contains five bells. It is a rectory; Rev. C. Dunne, incumbent; instituted 1807; patron, M. Dunne, Esq. Population, 1801, 158 – 1811, 178 – 1821, 186.
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.
- County: Worcestershire
- Civil Registration District: Upton upon Severn
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Worcester
- Rural Deanery: Pershore
- Poor Law Union: Upton upon Severn
- Hundred: Oswaldslow
- Province: Canterbury