Earl's Croome

Earl’s Croome, Worcestershire Family History

Earl’s Croome is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire

Parish church: St. Nicholas

Parish registers begin: 1647

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Earl’s Croome

  • Ripple
  • Severn Stoke
  • Hill Croome
  • Defford

Historical Descriptions

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Crome-Earls – a parish adjoining Crome D’Abitot, and in the same division, containing 37 inhabited houses. The church is an ancient structure: in the wall that divides the belfry from the nave is a row of intersecting Saxon arches, supported by short columns. The tower is built of timber, and contains five bells. It is a rectory; Rev. C. Dunne, incumbent; instituted 1807; patron, M. Dunne, Esq. Population, 1801, 158 – 1811, 178 – 1821, 186.

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.

Directories

Earls Croome Littleburys Worcester Directory 1905
Earls Croome Littleburys Directory 1879
Earls Croome Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855
Earl’s Croome Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Administration

  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Upton upon Severn
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Pershore
  • Poor Law Union: Upton upon Severn
  • Hundred: Oswaldslow
  • Province: Canterbury