Tutnall & Cobley


A township in Warwickshire (Barlinchway Hundred) and in Tardebigge Ancient Parish, (which was Worcestershire and Warwickshire until 1844, and entirely Worcestershire thereafter). The township was transferred to Worcestershire (Halfshire Hundred) in 1844 for civil purposes and became a separate Civil Parish in 1866 in Worcestershire. [25]


O.S. Ref: SP018708
N.W. of Redditch in the sub-district of Tardebigge


Alcester division of Barlinchway, WAR until 1844, Upper Halfshire thereafter [44] [11] [25] [28]

Poor Law Union

Bromsgrove (originally rated in Tardebigge, separately rated soon after (1836-1930)[ [3] [25]

Manorial Records

Worcestershire Archives [50]
Tardebigge: Accounts and rentals 1800-10; Court book 1923-32; Court papers 1739-1906; Court rolls [1273]-1931; Custom of the manor 1630, [18th cent copy], 1903 copy; Oaths of the foremen, assessors and bailiffs of the court leet, with oath of fealty [19th cent.]; Rent roll and accounts 1771; Rent roll 1770-1 (photocopy)

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: TUTNAL, a joint hamlet with Cobley, in that part of the parish of TARDEBIGG which is in the Alcester division of the hundred of BARLICHWAY, county of WARWICK, 2 miles (E. S. E.) from Bromsgrove, containing, with Cobley, 460 inhabitants.

Last Updated: 28/01/2016