Berrow Worcestershire Family History Guide

Berrow is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

Parish church: St Faith

Parish registers begin: 1698

Parishes adjacent to Berrow

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Berrow, a parish in Upton-on-Severn district, Worcester; 5½ miles SW of Upton r. station, and 7 W of Tewkesbury. It has a post office under Ledbury. Acres, 2,180. Real property, £3,069. Pop., 453. Houses, 94. The property is much subdivided. The parish is a meet for the Ledbury hounds. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £100. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. The church is very good.

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

Berrow, a parish in a detached portion of the lower division of the hund. of Oswaldslow, union of Upton-upon-Severn, county of Worcester, situated in the hund. of Pershore; 5½ miles south-west of Upton-upon-Severn, and about 8 west of the Birmingham and Gloucester railway. Living, a perpetual curacy in the archd. and dio. of Worcester; valued at £7 18s. 4d., and in the parliamentary returns at £45; gross income £84; in the patronage of the dean and chapter of Worcester. Charities connected with the parish produce £11 13s. per annum. Pop., in 1801, 397; in 1831, 507. Houses 90. Acres 1,940. A.P. £2,279. Poor rates, in 1837, £177.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Berrow, 5 miles S.W. Upton-upon-Seven. P. 480

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Berrow – a parish in the hundred of Oswaldslow, lower division, 5 miles S.W. from Upton on Severn, and 109 from London; containing 77 inhabited houses. It is a perpetual curacy; Rev. G. Wallett, incumbent; in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. – Population, 1801, 394 – 1811, 470 – 1821, 464.

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.

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Berrow Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820


  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Upton upon Severn
  • Probate Court: Court of the Dean and Chapter of Worcester
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Pershore
  • Poor Law Union: Upton upon Severn
  • Hundred: Oswaldslow
  • Province: Canterbury