Hill Croome Worcestershire (with the Hamlet of Baughton) 1855

Hill Croome is a small parish, situate about 2 miles from Upton, with a population in 1851 of 193 inhabitants.

Baughton is a small hamlet belonging to the above, situate about one mile and a half from the church; the population is returned with the parish.

The church is a very old structure, and is built of stone, with tower and three bells. The living is a Rectory, in the patronage of the Crown. Rev. Thomas Coventry, Rector; Rev. J. W. Grove Curate; Mr. William Holland, Clerk. Service – 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., alternately with Strensham.


Claridge James, farmer, Hill Farm

Green Miss, farmer, Hill Church

Green Thomas, farmer, Hill Church


Barton Timothy, beer retailer, Old House at Home

Day Elizabeth, farmer

Fletcher John, farmer, Baughton Hall

Goodall James, victualler and farmer, New Inn

Howship Ann, shopkeeper

Newman Thomas, farmer

Knott Robert, blacksmith

Panter William, shoe maker

Weeks Francis, basket maker

Welles Thomas James, farmer, Baughton Court

Williams William, lime burner, Baughton Hill

Source: Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855