A chapel in Pershore St.Andrew Ancient Parish and a separate Civil Parish in 1866 [25]


O.S. Ref: SO957489
1½ miles north from Pershore

Parish Church

St. Nicholas

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

Archdeaconry & Diocese of Worcester [1]


Upper Pershore [11] [25]

Poor Law Union

Pershore [3] [25]

Parish Registers at Worcestershire Archives

[Contact details]

    Coverage Source
Microform Christenings 1559-1968 [5]
  Marriages 1559-1968 [5]
  Burials 1602-1968 [5]
Transcripts Marriages 1559-1976 [27]
  Burials 1602-1779 & 1848-1984 [27]
Originals Banns 1714-1800 some entries, 1823-50 [12]

Bishops' Transcripts

Begin 1612 Worcestershire Archives [22]

International Genealogical Index (IGI)


Parish Registers Births / Christenings 1559-1800; 1813-1875
  Marriages 1559-1796; 1823-1885
Bishops' Transcripts Births / Christenings 1612-1700

Register Copies

At Society of Genealogists [68]
PINVIN (St. Nicholas) : Births 1669-87, 1913-68, Christenings 1559-1600, 1611-68, 1684-1799, 1813-1968, Marriages 1607-41, 1658-66, 1676-77, 1691-99, 1708-83, 1788, 1823-1968, banns 1792, Burials 1602-1738, 1766-79, 1848-1968, confirmations 1960-65 [Microfilm.] Published Salt Lake City : Genealogical Society of Utah, 1969

At [FreeREG]
Free Internet searches of baptism, marriage and burial records, transcribed from parish and non-conformist registers of the U.K., are available at:

FreeREG is a new project. The database currently contains a few million records only, so you should not expect to find all your ancestors in the database.

The coverage for this parish currently stands at: Christenings: 1714-28 Burials: 1848-1985

Further records may have been added since this posting.

Monumental Inscriptions and Associated Documents


At BMSGH Reference Library [7]

At Worcestershire Archives [51]

At Society of Genealogists [59]
PINVIN (St. Nicholas) : Monumental Inscriptions: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions vol. 13 [Typescript.] IN: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions vol. 13 Published Birmingham : Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry, 1994 Author Farmer, G R (transcription.) Source D: Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry

War Memorials

For the names of those included on a War Memorial at St. Nicholas' Church see:

For the names of those included on a WW2 Memorial at St. Nicholas' Church see:

For the names of those included on a War Memorial formerly at Pinvin British Legion now at Pinvin C of E School see:

For the names of those included on a War Memorial formerly in Pinvin School at now at Pinvin Village Hall 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:
1841-1901 at Worcestershire Archives [14]

Search Services (Fee paying) - BMSGH and Independent

Burial 1660-1739 Worcestershire Burial Index
Marriage see Worcestershire Marriage Index

Manorial Records

Worcestershire Archives [50]
Court roll 1664-1701

Parish Records on microform

at Worcestershire Archives [13]
Confirmation Register 1960-65

Schools Records

The records of schools and other educational establishments in this parish are detailed in a handlist available at Worcestershire Archives. The list refers to original documents so you will need to note the reference number and contact staff.


An extract from the Topographical Dictionary of England 1831 by Samuel Lewis: PINVIN, a chapelry in the parish of ST. ANDREW, PERSHORE, upper division of the hundred of PERSHORE, county of WORCESTER, 2 miles (N. N. E.) from Pershore, containing 199 inhabitants.

Last Updated: 30/10/2016