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Wichenford

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"WICHENFORD, a parish in the lower division of Oswaldslow hundred, county Worcester, 6 miles N.W. of Worcester. The surface is flat, and the lands are watered by several small brooks falling into a branch of the Severn. The soil is clayey, upon a subsoil of deep red marl. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester, value £450, in the patronage of the dean and chapter. The church, dedicated to St. Lawrence, contains monuments to the Washbourne family, for many centuries the proprietors of the manor. The charities produce about £3 per annum."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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