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"MATHON, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Pershore, county Worcester, 2 miles W. of Great Malvern, and 7 N.E. of Ledbury. The village, which is small, is situated on Cradley Brook, near Malvern Hills. ... More" [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]

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Historical Geography

  • "Mathon was transferred from WOR to HEF in 1897 and from Diocese of Worcester to Diocese of Hereford in 1906."
    (Ref: The Parish Registers of Herefordshire, J Harnden, 1987, ISBN 0 9512347 0 6)

    The area now known as West Malvern was originally part of Mathon, but was made a separate parish at that time, and remained part of Worcestershire.

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