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Martin Hussingtree (from the two ancient divisions of the parish, Merton and Hussentree) is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

Parish Church: St. Michael

The parish registers commence with the year 1539

Parishes adjacent to Martin Hussingtree

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Martin-Hussingtree, a parish, with a small village, in Droitwich district, Worcester; near Fearnall Heath r. station, and 2½ miles SSW of Droitwich. Post town, Worcester. Acres, 908. Real property, £1,821. Po p, 170. Houses, 41. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £248. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. The church has a bell-turret, and is good. There is a parochial school.

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 1848

Martin-Hussingtree, a parish in the upper division of the hund. of Pershore, union of Droitwich, county of Worcester; 2½ miles south-south west of Droitwich, and 2 west of the Birmingham and Gloucester railway. Living, a discharged rectory in the archd. and dio. of Worcester; rated at £5 14s. 4½d.; gross income £290. Tithes commuted in 1840: rent charge £247 103. Patrons, the dean and chapter of Worcester. Martin-Hussingtree unites with Droitwich in returning a member to parliament. Acres 1,290. Houses 43. A. P. £1,688. Pop., in 1801, 194; in 1831, 208. Poor rates, in 1838, £148 1s.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1848

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Martin-Hussingtree – a parish in the hundred of Pershore, upper division, 4 miles N.N.E. from Worcester, and 116 from London; containing 35 inhabited houses. It is a rectory; the Rev. George Williams, incumbent; instituted 1790; in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. Population, 1801, 194 – 1811, 183 – 1821, 217.

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.

Universal British Directory 1791

Martin Hosyntree is a parish between Worcester and Droitwich, with the river Salwarp, part of its northern boundary.

Source: Universal British Directory 1791

Parish Records

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death records, Census, and Military records

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Martin-Hussingtree, 1612-1873

Parish registers for Martin-Hussingtree, 1538-1966

Census

Census returns for Martin-Hussingtree, 1841-1891

Poorhouses, poor law, etc.

Parish registers for Martin-Hussingtree, 1538-1966

Taxation

Parish registers for Martin-Hussingtree, 1538-1966

Directories

Martin Hussingtree Littleburys Directory 1879

Lascelles & Co.’s Directory and Gazetteer of the City of Worcester & Neighbourhood 1851

Martin Hussingtree Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Family History Links

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The Worcestershire and Dudley Historic Churches Trust Site

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Administration

  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Droitwich
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Droitwich
  • Poor Law Union: Droitwich
  • Hundred: Pershore
  • Province: Canterbury
  • County Court District: Worcester
  • Petty Sessional Division: Worcester
  • Polling District: Claines

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