Hatfield (see Norton Juxta Kempsey, Worcestershire Genealogy

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Hatfield (see Norton Juxta Kempsey)

Guide to Hatfield (see Norton Juxta Kempsey, Worcestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Parish History

HATFIELD (St. Leonard), a parish, in the union of Leominster, hundred of Wolphy, county of Hereford, 7 miles (N. W.) from Bromyard. This parish, situated on the borders of Worcestershire, by which it is bounded on the north.[1]

NORTON-BY-KEMPSEY, a village and a parish in Pershore district, Worcester. The village stands 1½ mile E of the river Severn, 2 S W of Spetchley r. station, and 3 S S E of Worcester; and is small but picturesque. The parish contains also the hamlets of Littleworth and Hatfield; and its post town is Worcester. There is a Wesleyan chapel.[2]


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

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: 09 October 2013.
  2. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Date accessed and adapted: 09 October 2013.

Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
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