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== Parish 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, in allusion to the numerous peartrees which grew in the vicinity.&nbsp; 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}}
== Resources ==
==== Census records ====
{{Expand section|any unique information, such as ''the census for X year was destroyed''}}
==== Probate records<br> ====
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
== Web sites Websites == == Reference == {{reflist}}
[http://www.worcesterbmsgh.co.uk/PershoreNonconformists.html Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry<br>] Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
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