Besford Worcestershire Family History Guide

Besford is a village, and was formerly a chapelry in the parish of St. Andrew, Pershore, but in 1865 it was united with Defford as one ecclesiastical district. Parish church: St. Peter Parish registers begin: FamilySearch states: 1539; Littlebury’s Directory 1879 states: 1750. Besford church is unique in this county …

Defford with Besford Littleburys Directory 1905

Distances – 10 miles S.E. of Worcester (8 ½ by rail), 3 S.W. of Pershore, and 5 N.E. of Upton-on-Severn. Population – In 1901, 566. Acreage, 1682. Postal Information – Post and Telegraph Office, Edwin Roberts, Sub-Postmaster. Letters arrive from Worcester about 6.15 a.m. and 3.40 p.m.; despatched thereto at …

Besford Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Baylis Henry, farmer Bullock John, farmer Checketts Giles, farmer Checketts Joseph, farmer Fenwick N. L. Esq. Tovey John, farmer Tovey Elizabeth, farmer Source: S Lewis Worcestershire General and Commercial Directory for 1820.

Besford Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Besford, a chapelry in the parish of St. Andrew, Pershore, is situate about 3 miles from that town, and contained in 1851 a population of 177 inhabitants. The Chapel is a small old building, with tower and two bells. The living is in the gift of the Dean and Chapter …

Besford Littleburys Worcestershire Directory 1879

Besford is a village, and was formerly a chapelry in the parish of St. Andrew, Pershore, but in 1865 it was united with Defford as one ecclesiastical district. It is 1 ½ miles N. of Defford station, 4 S.W. of Pershore station (about 3 from the town of Pershore), and …