Kidderminster Foreign

Descriptive Notes

Kidderminster Cemetery at Park Lane, on the South side of Kidderminster, was opened in 1878, and belongs to the Kidderminster Joint Burial Committee (representing the Corporation and the Kidderminster Foreign Parish Council). It covers more than 20 acres and it contains 25 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-18 war and a further 20 of the 1939-45 war.


Civil Parish
Township in Kidderminster St Mary Ancient Parish. A separate Civil Parish in 1866.[25]


The area surrounding the borough containing the three hamlets of Trimpley, Habberley, Franche & Puxton; the hamlet of Wribbenhall, Netherton, Blackstone, Sutton & the Lea; and the hamlet of Hurcott & Comberton [38]


Halfshire [25]

Poor Law Union

Kidderminster [3] [25]

War Memorials

For a Boer War Memorial to the Worcestershire Imperial Yeomanry at Kidderminster Cemetery see:

Census Records

All the censuses between 1841 and 1901 are now available on a number of fee-paying (Subscription or PayAsYouGo) sites including,, and The 1911 census is available in full or in part on some of these sites. We are unable to advise on the choice of site since researchers' personal preferences will be influenced by the content and search facilities offered by each site. Some sites offer a free trial.

Access to the library edition of 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 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.

Some repositories offer census details on microform, disc or printed copy. These include:

1851-1901 at Worcestershire Archives [14]

Last Updated: 27/10/2016