Hallow North, Worcestershire Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

"HALLOW, a village and a parish in Martley district, Worcestershire. The village stands near the river Severn, and near the Worcester and Malvern railway, 3 miles NNW of Worcester; and has a post office under Worcester. The parish includes also the hamlets of Broadheath and Shoulton.  Hallow Park, situated on a height commanding a fine view of the Severn, is the seat of Captain J. P. Lord. There are nurseries, marketgardens, and several neat villas. The living is a p. curacy, annexed, with Christ's Chapel, to the vicarage of Grimley, in the diocese of Worcester. The old church was rebuilt in 1830, and is now a mortuary chapel. The new church was built in 1869, at a cost of about £4, 000. Christ's chapel is in Broadheath. There are a Lady Huntingdon's chapel, an endowed school with £100 ayear, and a free school in Broadheath."[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Probate records
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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
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Websites[edit | edit source]

Reference[edit | edit source]

  1. Wilson, John Marius. Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales. Published London 1870, URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp

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