Stoulton Worcestershire Family History Guide

Stoulton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Worcestershire, created in 1794 from Kempsey Parish.

Stoulton parish includes: Wolverton

Parish Church: St. Edmund

Parish registers begin: 1542

Parishes adjacent to Stoulton

  • Norton juxta Kempsey
  • Peopleton
  • Pershore St Andrew with Pershore Holy Cross
  • Whittington
  • White Ladies Aston

Historical Descriptions

Stoulton

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Stoulton, a parish in Pershore district, Worcestershire; around Wadborough r. station, 5 miles SW of Worcester. It has a post-office under Worcester. Acres, 1,952. Real property, £2,725. Pop., 410. Houses, 84. The manor belongs to Lord Somers. Wolverton Hall is the seat of W. Acton, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £100. Patron, Earl Somers. The church was restored in 1848. Derham, the author of “Physico-Theology,” was a native.

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

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Stoulton – a parish in the hundred of Oswaldslow, lower division, 5 miles S.E. from Worcester, and 109 from London; containing 65 inhabited houses. This was only a chapelry to Kempsey, but has lately been made parochial by an act of Parliament obtained by Lord Somers, by which he is made patron of the living; Rev. William Hutchinson, incumbent. Population, 1801, 301 – 1811, 357 – 1821, 380.

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.

Wolverton

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Wolverton – in the parish of Stoulton, 5 miles from Worcester, the residence of Mrs. Acton.

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

Directories

Online Directories

Bentley’s Directory of Stoulton 1840 – Archive.org

Directory Transcriptions

Stoulton Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Stoulton Worcestershire Billings Directory 1855

Family History Links

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death records, Census, Migration & Naturalization, and Military records – Free

Genuki

The Worcestershire and Dudley Historic Churches Trust Site

Administration

  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Pershore
  • Probate Court: Court of the Dean and Chapter of Worcester
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Worcester
  • Poor Law Union: Pershore
  • Hundred: Oswaldslow
  • Province: Canterbury
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