Doverdale, Worcestershire Family History Guide



Doverdale is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin: 1704

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Doverdale

  • Westwood Park
  • Ombersley
  • Hampton Lovett
  • Elmley Lovett

 

Historical Descriptions

Doverdale The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Doverdale, a parish in the hund. of Halfshire, union of Droitwich, county of Worcester; 3½ miles north-west by north of Droitwich. Living, a discharged rectory in the archd. and dio. of Worcester; rated at £5 2s. 6½d.; gross income £228. Patroness, in 1835, Mrs. Oldham. Acres 98? Houses 6. A.P. £972. Pop., in 1801, 60; in 1831, 72. Poor rates, in 1837, £78.

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

Doverdale Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Doverdale – a parish in the hundred of Halfshire, upper division, 3½ miles N.W. from Droitwich, and 121 from London. The parish is very small, containing only 6 houses; it is a rectory; Rev. T. Oldham, incumbent in his own right; instituted 1807. Population, 1801, 60 – 1811, 56 – 1821, 60.

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

Doverdale Littleburys Worcester Directory 1905

Doverdale Worcestershire Littleburys Directory 1879

Doverdale Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Administration

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