Pendock Worcestershire Family History Guide



Pendock is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

Parish church: dedication unknown

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Pendock Cross church, also known as The Redeemer Church, was built in 1899 as a temporary mission church, but is still in use. It has an outdoor font which is stacked up on bricks.

Parishes adjacent to Pendock

  • Longdon
  • Birtsmorton
  • Redmarley D’Abitot
  • Berrow
  • Eldersfield
  • Forthampton

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Pendock, a parish, with a village, in the district of Tewkesbury and county of Worcester; adjacent to Gloucestershire, 5 ½ miles WNW of Tewkesbury r. station. Post-town, Tewkesbury. Acres, 1,163. Real property, £2,056. Pop., 329. Houses, 74. The manor belonged to Worcester abbey. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £330. Patron, the per. W. S. Symonds. The church is old, and has a tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £6.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

Pendock, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Oswaldslow, though locally in the lower division of that of Pershore, county of Worcester, 5½ miles (S. S. W.) from Upton upon Severn, containing 276 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Worcester, rated in the king’s books at £11. 2. 11. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Pendock – a parish in the hundred of Oswaldslow, lower division, 5 miles S.W. from Upton, and 106 from London; containing 53 inhabited houses. It is a rectory; Rev. Richard F. Davis, D.D. incumbent; instituted 1810; patron, Lord Bellamont. Population, 1801, 211 – 1811, 246 – 1821, 276.

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 Pendock 1840 – Archive.org

Directory Transcriptions

Pendock Worcestershire Billings Directory 1855

Pendock Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Photographs

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Administration

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