Norton juxta Kempsey Worcestershire Family History Guide

Norton juxta Kempsey is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Worcestershire, created in 1781 from a chapelry in Kempsey Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1538

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Norton juxta Kempsey

  • Kempsey
  • Worcester St Peter the Great
  • Stoulton
  • Pershore St Andrew with Pershore Holy Cross
  • Spetchley
  • Whittington
  • White Ladies Aston

Historical Descriptions

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Norton – a hamlet and chapelry to the parish of Kempsey, hundred of Oswaldslow, lower division, 3 miles S.S.E. from Worcester, and 109 from London; containing 78 inhabited houses. Population, 1801, 337 – 1811, 405 – 1821, 517.

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.


Online Directories

Bentley’s Directory of Norton Juxta Kempsey 1840 –

Directory Transcriptions

Norton Juxta Kempsey (with the Hamlets of Hatfield and Littleworth) Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Norton (near Kempsey) Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820


  • 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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