Broome is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.
The parish includes the village of Broome as well as the hamlets of Hackmans Gate and Yieldingtree.
Alternative names: Broom
Parish registers begin: 1666
Parishes adjacent to Broome
- Chaddesley Corbett
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson’s Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Broome like this:
Broom, a parish in Kidderminster district, Worcester; 1 mile E of Churchill r. station, and 3½ S of Stourbridge. Post Town, Churchill, under Kidderminster. Acres, 716. Real property, £1,726. Pop., 118. Houses, 24. The property is divided among a few. Broom House is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £320. Patron, J. G. Bourne, Esq. The church is a brick structure, with a tower; and contains a marble monument by Flaxman¹.
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The following records for Broome are available free from FamilySearch.
- County: Worcestershire
- Civil Registration District: Kidderminster
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Worcester
- Rural Deanery: Kidderminster
- Poor Law Union: Kidderminster
- Hundred: Halfshire
- Province: Canterbury
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