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"HADSOR, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of Halfshire, county Worcester, 1 mile S.E. of Droitwich, its post town, and 7 miles N.E. of Worcester. The village, which is small, is pleasantly situated near the Birmingham and Worcester canal, which passes through the parish. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in agriculture. The tithes were commuted for land under an Enclosure Act in 1773. The living is a rectory' in the diocese of Worcester, value £254. The church, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, is an-ancient edifice with a belfry containing one bell. It was repaired in 1835, and the windows are all stained glass. The parochial charities produce £1 per annum. Hadsor House is the principal residence."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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