Far Forest Worcestershire & Shropshire Family History¶
Photo of Holy Trinity parish church, Far Forest, Worcestershire, seen from the south by O O'Brien, some rights reserved.
Far Forest is an Ecclesiastical Parish partly in Shropshire and partly in Worcestershire; Created in 1845 from Ribbesford Ancient Parish, Rock Ancient Parish (both in Worcestershire) and Stottesdon Ancient Parish (Shropshire).
Church: Holy Trinity
Parish registers begin: 1848
Parishes adjacent to Far Forest Worcestershire¶
- Rock with Heightington
- Mamble with Bayton
- Far Forest Shropshire
- Cleobury Mortimer
Parishes contiguous to Far Forest Shropshire¶
- Upper Arley
- Far Forest Worcestershire
Historical Description of Far Forest¶
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870¶
Far-Forest, a chapelry in Ribbesford and Rock parishes, Worcester, and Stottesden parish, Salop; near the Bewdley and Tenbury railway, 4 miles W of Bewdley. Post-town, Bayton, under Bewdley. Pop., 655. Houses, 152. The property is subdivided. The chapelry was constituted in 1845. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £101. Patrons, the Rectors of Ribbesford and Rock. The church is good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Worcestershire
- Civil Registration District: Cleobury Mortimer; Kidderminster
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Hereford
- Rural Deanery: Burford
- Poor Law Union: Cleobury Mortimer, Kidderminster
- Hundred: Doddingtree
- Province: Canterbury