Aston Magna, Worcestershire

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Aston Magna is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Worcestershire, created in 1847 from Blockley Parish. Formerly a chapelry of Blockley, which until 1931, belonged to Worcestershire.

Nonconformists: Baptist.

Parishes adjacent to Aston Magna.

  • Stretton on Fosse
  • Blockley
  • Batsford
  • Lower Lemington

Historical Descriptions of Aston Magna

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Aston-Magna, a chapelry in Blockley parish, Worcester; near the Fosse-way, adjacent to the West Midland railway, near Blockley station, 3 miles NW by N of Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Post Town, Blockley under Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Real property, £1,851. Pop., about 300. The property is not much divided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £246. Patron, Lord Redesdale. The church is very good.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Aston (Magna), included in Blockley parish.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1840

Aston-Magna, a hamlet in the parish of Blockley, Worcestershire; 3 miles north-west from Moreton-in-the-Marsh. Pop., in 1821, 254

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1840.

Directories

Aston Magna Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Administration

  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Shipston on Stour
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Blockley
  • Poor Law Union: Shipston on Stour
  • Hundred: Oswaldslow
  • Province: Canterbury
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