Castlemorton, Worcestershire Family History Guide

Castlemorton is a chapelry of Longdon Ancient Parish in Worcestershire.

Alternative names: Morton-Foliot

Parish church: St. Gregory

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic

Parishes adjacent to Castlemorton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CASTLE-MORTON, or Morton-Foliot, a parish in Upton-on-Severn district, Worcester; under the Malvern hills, 4½ miles SW by W of Upton-on-Severn, and 3½ S by E of Malvern r. station. Post Town, Longdon, under Tewkesbury. Acres, 3,656. Real property, £5,569. Pop., 818. Houses, 195. The property is much subdivided. A castle of the De Montes stood here. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Longdon, in the diocese of Worcester. The church is ancient but good; and a chapel for the outlying portions of Castle-Morton and Berrow was built in 1869. There are a national school, and charities £28.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Castlemorton Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Castle-Morton, 3½ m. S.W. Upton-upon-Severn. P. 855

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

Castlemorton Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Castle-Morton – a parochial chapelry in the hundred of Pershore, lower division, 4 miles S.W. from Upton-on-Severn, and 111 from London; containing 137 inhabited houses. It is a perpetual curacy, annexed to Longdon; Rev. J. Broome, curate. Population 1801, 659 – 1811, 785 – 1821, 788

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.

Directories

Online Directories

Bentley’s Directory of Longdon 1840 – Archive.org

Directory Transcriptions

Castle Morton (Castlemorton) Worcestershire Billings Directory 1855

Castle Morton (Castlemorton) Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Administration

  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Upton upon Severn
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Powyke
  • Poor Law Union: Upton upon Severn
  • Hundred: Pershore
  • Province: Canterbury

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