Earls Croome, Worcestershire Family History

Earl’s Croome is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire

Parish church: St. Nicholas

Parish registers begin: 1647

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Earl’s Croome

  • Ripple
  • Severn Stoke
  • Hill Croome
  • Defford

Historical Descriptions

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Crome-Earls – a parish adjoining Crome D’Abitot, and in the same division, containing 37 inhabited houses. The church is an ancient structure: in the wall that divides the belfry from the nave is a row of intersecting Saxon arches, supported by short columns. The tower is built of timber, and contains five bells. It is a rectory; Rev. C. Dunne, incumbent; instituted 1807; patron, M. Dunne, Esq. Population, 1801, 158 – 1811, 178 – 1821, 186.

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 Earls Croome 1840 – Archive.org

Directory Transcriptions

Earls Croome Littleburys Worcester Directory 1905

Earls Croome Littleburys Directory 1879

Earls Croome Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Earls Croome Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Administration

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