Wickhamford, Worcestershire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. John the Baptist

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1613

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Wickhamford

  • Broadway
  • Bengeworth
  • Badsey with Aldington
  • Hinton on the Green
  • Child’s Wickham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WICKHAMFORD, a parish in Evesham district, Worcester; 2½ miles SE of Evesham r. station. Post town, Evesham. Acres, 1,242. Real property, £1,304. Pop., 124. Houses, 27. The property belongs chiefly to Lord Sandys. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £41. Patron, Christchurch, Oxford. The church was recently restored.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Wickhamford, a parish in the upper division of the hund. of Blackenhurst, union of Evesham, county of Worcester; 2 miles south-east by east of Evesham. Living, a perpetual curacy in the archd, and dio. of Worcester; rated at £2 4s. 4½d., returned at £65; gross income £44. Patrons, the dean and canons of Christ-church, Oxford. The parish affords limestone in considerable quantities. Acres 1,170. Houses 27. A.P. £1,711. Pop., in 1801, 125; in 1831, 136. Poor rates, in 1838, £30 18s.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Wickamford [sic] – a parish in the hundred of Blakenhurst, upper division, 2 ½ miles E.S.E. from Evesham, and 95 from London; containing 23 inhabited houses. It is a curacy, united with Badsey. Population, 1801, 125 – 1811, 137 – 1821, 130.

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 Wickhamford 1840 – Archive.org

Directory Transcriptions

Wickhamford Worcestershire Billings Directory 1855

Wickhamford 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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