Place:Dodderhill, Worcestershire, England

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NameDodderhill
TypeParish
Located inWorcestershire, England
Also located inHereford and Worcester, England     (1974 - 1998)
Worcestershire, England     (1998 - )
See alsoHalfshire (hundred), Worcestershire, Englandhundred of which the parish was a part
Droitwich Rural, Worcestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1974
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
source: Family History Library Catalog


A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Dodderhill from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"DODDERHILL, a village and a parish in Droitwich [registration] district, and within Droitwich parliamentary borough, Worcester. The village stands in the vicinity of the Birmingham and Worcester canal and the Birmingham and Gloucester railway, ½ a mile N of Droitwich; and had anciently an hospital, founded, in the time of Edward I., by William de Dovere. The parish includes also In-Liberties within Droitwich municipal borough, and the chapelry of Elmbridge. Post town, Droitwich. Acres: 5,450. Real property of Dodderhill-proper and Elmbridge: £11,414. Population: 2,141. Houses: 463. The property is much subdivided. Some of the inhabitants are employed in paper-mills and salt-works. The living is a vicarage, united with the [perpetual] curacy of Elmbridge, in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £500.* Patron, Mr. Jackson. The church shows some curious features, partly Norman; was much inured during the civil war, and afterwards restored; and has a tower and monumental tablets. There are an Independent chapel, a national school, and charities £38."

Elmbridge and Dodderhill In Liberties have been redirected here.

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