Place:Cow-Honeybourne, Gloucestershire, England

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NameCow-Honeybourne
TypeVillage, Parish
Coordinates52.095°N 1.831°W
Located inGloucestershire, England     ( - 1931)
Also located inWorcestershire, England     (1931 - )
See alsoKiftsgate (hundred), Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was located
Pebworth Rural, Gloucestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1931
Evesham Rural, Worcestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1931-1974
Wychavon District, Hereford and Worcester, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area 1974-1998
Wychavon District, Worcestershire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area from 1998 onward
source: Family History Library Catalog


Cow-Honeybourne was transferred from Gloucestershire to Worcestershire in 1931. While in Gloucestershire it was part of Pebworth Rural District. It was then transferred to the Evesham Rural District in Worcestershire.

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In 1958 Church-Honeybourne and Cow-Honeybourne merged to make one parish named Honeybourne. Honeybourne is a mainly agricultural parish about 5 miles (8 km) east of Evesham. RAF Honeybourne, just south of the village, was operational from 1940 until 1947.


For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Honeybourne.

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