Stoulton

Photo of Stoulton Church. The origins of the church of St Edmund date from 1120, however, the tower was built as recently as 1936. by Philip Halling, some rights reserved.

Stoulton Worcestershire Family History

Stoulton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Worcestershire, created in 1794 from Kempsey Parish.

Stoulton parish includes: Wolverton

Parish Church: St. Edmund

Parish registers begin: 1542

Parishes adjacent to Stoulton

  • Norton juxta Kempsey
  • Peopleton
  • Pershore St Andrew with Pershore Holy Cross
  • Whittington
  • White Ladies Aston

Historical Descriptions

Stoulton

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Stoulton, a parish in Pershore district, Worcestershire; around Wadborough r. station, 5 miles SW of Worcester. It has a post-office under Worcester. Acres, 1,952. Real property, £2,725. Pop., 410. Houses, 84. The manor belongs to Lord Somers. Wolverton Hall is the seat of W. Acton, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £100. Patron, Earl Somers. The church was restored in 1848. Derham, the author of “Physico-Theology,” was a native.

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

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Stoulton – a parish in the hundred of Oswaldslow, lower division, 5 miles S.E. from Worcester, and 109 from London; containing 65 inhabited houses. This was only a chapelry to Kempsey, but has lately been made parochial by an act of Parliament obtained by Lord Somers, by which he is made patron of the living; Rev. William Hutchinson, incumbent. Population, 1801, 301 – 1811, 357 – 1821, 380.

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.

Wolverton

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Wolverton – in the parish of Stoulton, 5 miles from Worcester, the residence of Mrs. Acton.

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 Stoulton 1840 - Archive.org

Directory Transcriptions

Stoulton Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820
Stoulton (with Wolverton) Billings Directory 1855

Administration

  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Pershore
  • Probate Court: Court of the Dean and Chapter of Worcester
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Worcester
  • Poor Law Union: Pershore
  • Hundred: Oswaldslow
  • Province: Canterbury