Broome Worcestershire Genealogy & Family History

Photo of St Peters Church Broome, Worcestershire The church was built in the late C18, extended 1861 and 1970s and comprises brick with stone dressings and tile roof. It was Grade II listed in 1958. by Richard Rogerson, some rights reserved.

Broome is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

The parish includes the village of Broome as well as the hamlets of Hackmans Gate and Yieldingtree.

Parish registers begin: 1666

Parishes adjacent to Broome

  • Chaddesley Corbett
  • Belbroughton
  • Hagley
  • Clent

History

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson’s Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Broome like this:

Broom, a parish in Kidderminster district, Worcester; 1 mile E of Churchill r. station, and 3½ S of Stourbridge. Post Town, Churchill, under Kidderminster. Acres, 716. Real property, £1,726. Pop., 118. Houses, 24. The property is divided among a few. Broom House is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £320.* Patron, J. G. Bourne, Esq. The church is a brick structure, with a tower; and contains a marble monument by Flaxman¹.

Directories

Broom, Worcestershire Billings Directory 1855

Administration

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

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