O.S. Ref: SO905550
Off the A4538, 4 miles east of Worcester, 6 miles south of Droitwich and 2 miles south of Tibberton
Archdeaconry & Diocese of Worcester 
Parish Registers at Worcestershire Archives
International Genealogical Index (IGI)
|Parish Registers||Births / Christenings||1702-1877|
Monumental Inscriptions and Associated Documents
At BMSGH Shop
St.James the Less
At BMSGH Reference Library 
St James the Less
At Worcestershire Archives 
St.James the Less
At Society of Genealogists 
BREDICOT (St. James the Less) : Monumental Inscriptions: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 5 [Typescript.] IN: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 5 Published Birmingham : Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry, 1986 Author Bushell, L (trans.) Author Farmer, G (trans.) Source D: BMSGH
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Access to the library edition of Ancestry.co.uk is widely available at most record offices, including Worcestershire Archives, and some libraries. You are advised to book time on their computers before making a visit.
A free-to-view site is being developed at freecen.org.uk for the 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871 and 1891 censuses. Coverage of Worcestershire parishes is rather sparse at this time.
Census returns can usually be viewed at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' Family History Centres.
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The following school records are original documents. Note reference number and contact staff at Worcestershire Archives:
Bredicot C E School
Admission register - 1912 - 55 - Ref: BA 3765
Log book - 1911 - 57 - Ref: BA 2168
A handlist of other records of schools and of other educational establishments held by Worcestershire Archives for this parish can be found here.
An extract from the Typographical Dictionary of England 1831 by Samuel Lewis:
BREDICOT, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of OSWALDSLOW, county of WORCESTER, 3¾ miles (E.) from Worcester, containing 37 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Worcester, rated in the king's books at £3. 18. 1½ and in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. The church is dedicated to St. James.
Last Updated: 20/07/2012