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Staunton

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"STAUNTON, a parish in the lower division of Pershore hundred, county Worcester, 9 miles from Hereford, its post town, 8 N.W. of Gloucester, and 7 S.W. of Tewkesbury. The village, which is chiefly agricultural, is situated near the river Leadon. The Ledbury hounds meet in this parish. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester, value £404. The church is dedicated to St. James. The parochial charities consist of a portion of Jarvis's bequest, which realises upwards of £1,068 per annum."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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Historical Geography

  • "Rectory, united with Corse since 1952. Gloucester Diocese. Transferred [to Gloucestershire] from Worcestershire, 1931."
    (Ref: Guide to the Parish Records of the City of Bristol and the County of Gloucester; I. Gray & E. Ralph, 1963)

    See also: Redmarley d'Abitot.

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