Norton and Lenchwick, Worcestershire Family History

Norton and Lenchwick is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Chadbury, Lenchwick and Norton, and Lenchwick.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1538

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Norton and Lenchwick

  • Evesham All Saints with St Lawrence
  • Fladbury
  • Cropthorne
  • Offenham
  • Church Lench
  • Harvington

Historical Descriptions

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Norton and Lenchwick – a parish in the hundred of Blakenhurst, lower division, 3 miles N. from Evesham, and 99 from London; containing 76 inhabited houses. It is a vicarage; Rev. William Wormington, incumbent; instituted 1785; in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. Population, 1801, 306 – 1811, 339 – 1821, 386.

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.

Lenchwick Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Lench-Wick, co. Worcester.

P. T. Evesham (99) 3 m. N. Pop. with Pa.

A township and chapelry in the parish of Norton and lower division of the hundred of Blackenhurst; living, a curacy subordinate to the vicarage of Norton, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Worcester, not in charge; patronage with Norton vicarage.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Directories

Online Directories

Bentley’s Directory of Norton 1840 – Archive.org

Directory Transcriptions

Norton (with the Tythings of Chadbury and Lenchwick) Billings Directory 1855

Norton and Lenchwick Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Administration

  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Evesham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Evesham
  • Poor Law Union: Evesham
  • Hundred: Blackenhurst
  • Province: Canterbury
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