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Guide to Bredon's Norton, Worcestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Bredon's Norton, Worcestershire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Oswaldslow
County Worcestershire
Poor Law Union Tewkesbury
Registration District Tewkesbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1754; For more records see Bredon
Bishop's Transcripts: 1612
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Pershore
Diocese Worcester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Rector of Bredon with Norton and Cutsdean
Location of Archive
Worcestershire Record Office


Chapelry History

NORTON-BY-BREDON, a chapelry in the parish of Bredon, union of Tewkesbury, Middle division of the hundred of Oswaldslow, Pershore and E. divisions of the county of Worcester, 4½ miles (N. E. by N.) from Tewkesbury.[1]


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 464210.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Worcestershire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

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  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Date accessed and adapted: 02 October 2013.

Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
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