'Kyre Wyard' is the usual Ecclesiastical spelling; 'Kyre Magna' is the usual civil spelling.
Ancient Parish 
Originally a chapel in Tenbury Ancient Parish but a separate parish by 1535. Perhaps originally included Kyre Parva but that hamlet in Stoke Bliss Ancient Parish (otherwise Herefordshire, Broxash Hundred) by 1655. A separate Civil Parish in 1866 in Worcestershire. Abolished civilly in 1933 to help create Kyre Civil Parish. Abolished ecclesiastically in 1973 to help create Stoke Bliss with Kyre Wyard, Hanley William & Hanley Child Ecclesiastical Parish 
Archdeaconry of Salop & Diocese of Hereford until 1876, Archdeaconry of Ludlow & Diocese of Hereford (1876-1919) , Archdeaconry & Diocese of Worcester (1919 - 73) 
Parish Registers at Worcestershire Archives
International Genealogical Index (IGI)
|Parish Registers||Births / Christenings||1740-1875|
|Bishops' Transcripts||Births / Christenings||1594-1638; 1661-1859|
For the names of those included on a War Memorial at St. Mary's Church see:
http://www.rememberthefallen.co.uk/Casualties/ListByMemorial/Kyre St Mary's Church
All the censuses between 1841 and 1901 are now available on a number of fee-paying (Subscription or PayAsYouGo) sites including Ancestry.co.uk, FindMyPast.co.uk, thegenealogist.co.uk and genesreunited.co.uk. 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 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.
Some repositories offer census details on microform, disc or printed copy. These include:
Kyre: 1841- 81
Kyre Wyard: 1891-1901
For 1851 see Stoke Bliss
Search Services (Fee paying) - BMSGH and Independent
Parish Records on microform
An extract from the Topographical Dictionary of England 1831 by Samuel Lewis:
KYRE (GREAT), a parish in the upper division of the hundred of DODDINGTREE, county of WORCESTER, 4 miles (S. E. by S.) from Tenbury, containing 162 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Salop, and diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £6. 17. 8½ , and in the patronage of Mrs. Pitts. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. An almshouse for eight poor widows, who are partly clothed and receive 2s. 6d, per week, was founded by Mr. Fettiplace.
Last Updated: 04/10/2013