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

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.

Parish Records

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Online Directories

Bentley’s Directory of Pendock 1840 –

Directory Transcriptions

Pendock Worcestershire Billings Directory 1855

Pendock Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820




  • 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