Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire Family History Guide

St Michael's parish church, Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire
St Michael’s parish church, Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire, seen from the southeast. The copyright on this image is owned by Philip Halling and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Elmley Lovett is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

Parish church: St. Michael

Parish registers begin: 1539

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Elmley Lovett

  • Hartlebury
  • Rushock
  • Chaddesley Corbett
  • Stone
  • Ombersley
  • Hampton Lovett
  • Elmbridge
  • Doverdale

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ELMLEY-LOVETT, a parish in Droitwich district, Worcester; on the Oxford and Wolverhampton railway, 1¼ mile SSE of Hartlebury r. station, and 4½ NNW of Droitwich. Post town, Droitwich. Acres, 2,381. Real property, £4,342. Pop., 353. Houses, 74. The property is subdivided. The parish gives the title of Viscount to Earl Beauchamp. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £527. Patron, Christ’s College, Cambridge. The church is good. Endowed schools have £81; and other charities £51.

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

Elmley-Lovett – a parish in the hundred of Halfshire, lower division, 5 miles S.S.E. from Kidderminster, and 122 from London; containing 76 inhabited houses. Here is a good free school for all the boys in the parish, endowed with lands producing about £180 per annum, a certain portion of which is appropriated for the repair of the church, in compliance with the will of the donor. It is a rectory; Rev. John Lynes, incumbent in his own right. Population, 1801, 369 – 1811, 381 – 1821, 447.

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

Elmley Lovett Worcestershire Littleburys Directory 1879

Elmley Lovett Worcestershire Billings Directory 1855

Administration

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