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"OLDBERROW, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of Blackenhurst, county Worcester, 2½ miles W. of Henley-in-Arden, its post town, and 6 S.E. of Redditch. The parish, which is of small extent, is situated on the borders of Warwickshire, from which county it is separated by a small stream flowing from Oldberrow Hill. The inhabitants are wholly engaged in agriculture. There is no village, only a few farmhouses. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £206, and the glebe comprises 12 acres. The living is a rectory* [the asterisk denotes that there is a parsonage and glebe belonging to the living] in the diocese of Worcester, value £200. The church, dedicated to St, Mary, is a small ancient edifice, with a belfry containing three bells. The church has an E. window adorned with coats of arms. The parochial charities produce about £3 5s. per annum. William Newton, Esq., is lord of the manor."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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