"STOULTON, (or Stoughton), a parish in the lower division of Oswaldslow hundred, county Worcester, 5 miles S.E. of Worcester, its post town, 3½ N.W. of Pershore, and 1 mile N.E. of Wadborough railway station. The village is situated on the Birmingham and Gloucester railway. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Worcester, value £100. The church, dedicated to St. Thomas, has tombs of the Vincents and others. It was restored in 1848. Derham, author of "Physico and Astro Theology", was born here in 1656. There is a free school for both sexes. A few small charities are distributed in clothing to the poor. Wolverton Hall is the principal residence. Lord Somers is lord of the manor.
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]