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Guarlford, formerly a chapelry to Great Malvern, is an ecclesiastical parish formed out of the parishes of Madresfield and Great Malvern in 1866. It is situated below Barnard’s green and between Powick and Hanley Castle, 2 miles E. of Malvern and 6 S. of Worcester.

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin: 1844

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Guarlford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

GUARLFORD, a chapelry in Great Malvern parish, Worcester. Pop., 628. The living is a rectory. Value, £337. Patron, Earl Beauchamp.

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


Guarlford Worcestershire Littleburys Directory 1879


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