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Childs Wickham

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[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"CHILD'S-WICKHAM, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Kiftsgate, in the county of Gloucester, 5 miles from the Evesham railway station on the Oxford, Worcester, and Wolverhampton line, and 11 from Broadway, its post town. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £246, in the patronage of the representatives of the Rev. J. H. Tucker. The church is a stone structure with a spire. The tithes were commuted in 1763."

"MIRCOTT, a hamlet in the parish of Child's Wickham, lower division of the hundred of Kiftsgate, county Gloucester, 6 miles N.W. of Chipping-Campden."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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Archives and Libraries

  • Original source material relating to Childs Wickham, and other parishes in Diocese of Worcester may be found at the Worcestershire Record Office.

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Historical Geography

  • The parish of Childs Wickham was transferred from Gloucestershire to Worcestershire in 1931.
    [Ref: Handlist of the contents of the Gloucestershire Record Office, 1995, et al.]

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