Eldersfield

Eldersfield, Worcestershire Family History

Eldersfield is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1718

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Eldersfield

  • Staunton
  • Tirley
  • Chaceley
  • Pendock
  • Redmarley D’Abitot
  • Berrow
  • Forthampton
  • Corse

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Eldersfield, a parish in the lower division of the hund. of Pershore, union of Upton-upon-Severn, county of Worcester; 6 miles west-west by south of Tewkesbury. Living, a vicarage in the archd. and dio. of Worcester; rated at £8 16s. 3d.; gross income £260. Patron, in 1835, Sir A. Lechmere, Bart. Here is a daily school, endowed by Mrs. Pollock with the interest of £500. Other charities, in 1829, £17 10s. per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £460. Acres 3,400. Houses 144. A. P. £5,337. Pop., in 1801, 750; in 1831, 787.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Eldersfield – a parish in the hundred of Pershore, lower division, 7 miles W. from Tewkesbury, 110 from London; containing 146 inhabited houses. The living is a rectory; the Rev. C. Dunn, incumbent; instituted 1813; patron, Sir Anthony Lechmere, Bart. Population, 1801, 750 – 1811, 729 – 1821, 743.

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

Online Directories

Bentley’s Directory of Eldersfield 1840 - Archive.org

Directory Transcriptions

Eldersfield (with the Hamlets of Corse Lawn, Link End, and Rue Green) Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Administration

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