Croome D'Abitot with Pirton, Worcestershire Genealogy

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Croome D'Abitot with Pirton

Guide to Croome D'Abitot with Pirton, Worcestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Croome D'Abitot with Pirton, Worcestershire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Oswaldslow; Pershore
County Worcestershire
Poor Law Union Upton upon Severn
Registration District Upton on Severn; Pershore
Records begin
Parish registers: 1560; Separate registers exist for Pirton beginning 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1608; Separate records exist for Pirton beginning 1612
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Pershore
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Worcester (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Worcestershire Record Office

Parish History

CROOM, a hamlet in the parish of Sledmere, union of Driffield, wapentake of Buckrose, E. riding of the county of York, 8¼ miles (N. W) from Driffield. The living is a rectory, with that of Pirton united.[1]


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Non Conformist Churches

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Worcestershire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed and adapted : 05 October 2013.
Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.