Difference between revisions of "Pershore St Andrew, Worcestershire Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(added info and links)
(Adding Heading and Moving link to correct spot)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Worcestershire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Worcestershire Parishes]]  
 
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Worcestershire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Worcestershire Parishes]]  
  
 +
<br>
  
 
== Market-Town&nbsp;History  ==
 
== Market-Town&nbsp;History  ==
  
"PERSHORE, '''''a market-town''''', and the head of a union, partly in the parish of St. Andrew, and partly in that of Holy Cross, Upper division of the hundred of Pershore, Pershore and E. divisions of the county of Worcester, 9 miles (S. E.) from Worcester, and 102 (N. W. by W.) from London; containing 2813 inhabitants. The name of this place, variously spelt Persore, Pearshore, and Pershore, is thought by Camden to be derived from Periscoran.&nbsp;&nbsp;St. Andrew embraces several chapelries, and comprises 6537 acres, of which about 700 are in the town portion.&nbsp; The living of St. Andrew's is a discharged vicarage, with the curacy of Besford annexed, valued in the king's books at £8. 19. 2.; net income, £588; patrons and appropriators, the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. The church of the Holy Cross is later English; it was enlarged and beautified in 1846: the living is held as a curacy, with the vicarage of St. Andrew's. There is a place of worship for '''''Baptists'''''."<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 1-5. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50741</ref>
+
"PERSHORE, '''''a market-town''''', and the head of a union, partly in the parish of St. Andrew, and partly in that of Holy Cross, Upper division of the hundred of Pershore, Pershore and E. divisions of the county of Worcester, 9 miles (S. E.) from Worcester, and 102 (N. W. by W.) from London; containing 2813 inhabitants. The name of this place, variously spelt Persore, Pearshore, and Pershore, is thought by Camden to be derived from Periscoran.&nbsp;&nbsp;St. Andrew embraces several chapelries, and comprises 6537 acres, of which about 700 are in the town portion.&nbsp; The living of St. Andrew's is a discharged vicarage, with the curacy of Besford annexed, valued in the king's books at £8. 19. 2.; net income, £588; patrons and appropriators, the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. The church of the Holy Cross is later English; it was enlarged and beautified in 1846: the living is held as a curacy, with the vicarage of St. Andrew's. There is a place of worship for '''''Baptists'''''."<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 1-5. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50741</ref>  
  
 
{{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}}  
 
{{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}}  
Line 20: Line 21:
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
{{British Census|464213}}
+
{{British Census|464213}}  
  
==== Probate records<br> ====
+
==== Genealogy From Periodicals ====
 +
 
 +
==== Probate records<br> ====
  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Worcestershire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Worcestershire Probate Records|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.  
  
== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
+
== Maps and Gazetteers<br> ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
+
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
Line 35: Line 38:
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
== References ==
+
[http://www.worcesterbmsgh.co.uk/PershoreStAndrew.html Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry<br>]Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.&nbsp;
 +
 
 +
== References ==
  
{{reflist}}
+
{{reflist}}  
  
[http://www.worcesterbmsgh.co.uk/PershoreStAndrew.html Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry<br>]Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
+
<br>  
  
<br>
+
<br>  
  
 
[[Category:Worcestershire]]
 
[[Category:Worcestershire]]

Revision as of 20:35, 4 June 2013

England Gotoarrow.png Worcestershire Gotoarrow.png Worcestershire Parishes


Market-Town History

"PERSHORE, a market-town, and the head of a union, partly in the parish of St. Andrew, and partly in that of Holy Cross, Upper division of the hundred of Pershore, Pershore and E. divisions of the county of Worcester, 9 miles (S. E.) from Worcester, and 102 (N. W. by W.) from London; containing 2813 inhabitants. The name of this place, variously spelt Persore, Pearshore, and Pershore, is thought by Camden to be derived from Periscoran.  St. Andrew embraces several chapelries, and comprises 6537 acres, of which about 700 are in the town portion.  The living of St. Andrew's is a discharged vicarage, with the curacy of Besford annexed, valued in the king's books at £8. 19. 2.; net income, £588; patrons and appropriators, the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. The church of the Holy Cross is later English; it was enlarged and beautified in 1846: the living is held as a curacy, with the vicarage of St. Andrew's. There is a place of worship for Baptists."[1]

Resources

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

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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.


Genealogy From Periodicals

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above. 

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 1-5. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50741