West Malvern

Status

Ecclesiastical & Civil Parish [25]
The Ecclesiastical Parish was originally named 'Mathon St. James' but renamed as West Malvern. It was created in 1844 from Mathon Ancient Parish & Leigh Ancient Parish (both in Worcestershire) & from Cradley Ancient Parish & Colwall Ancient Parish (both in Herefordshire), to be in Worcester diocese.
The Civil Parish was created in 1897 as the renaming of an area created by the union of Mathon Urban Civil Parish (in Worcestershire) & part of Cradley Civil Parish (in Herefordshire), to be entirely Worcestershire.

Location

O.S. Ref: SO763460
On the western side of the Worcestershire Beacon

Parish Church

St. James

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

Archdeaconry & Diocese of Worcester [11] [25]

Poor Law Union

Ledbury (1897-1930) [3] [25]

Parish Registers at Worcestershire Archives

[Contact details]

    Coverage Source
Microform Christenings 1844-1946 [5]
  Marriages 1844-1949 [5]
  Burials 1845-1951 [5]
Originals Banns 1897 - 1926 [12]

International Genealogical Index (IGI)

[19]

    Coverage
Parish Registers Births / Christenings 1844-1875
  Marriages 1844-1885

Register Copies

MALVERN, WEST : Christenings 1844-1946, Marriages 1844-1965, Burials 1845-1951 [Microfilm.] Published Salt Lake City : Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984 Society of Genealogists [68]

War Memorials

For the names of those included on a War Memorial at St. James's Church see:
http://www.rememberthefallen.co.uk/Casualties/ListByMemorial/West Malvern St James's Church

Schools Records

The following school records are original documents. Note reference number and contact staff at Worcestershire Archives:
West Malvern C E Primary School
Admission registers - 1887 - 1943 - Ref: BA 12235/4 - 5
Log books - 1868 - 1990 - Ref: BA 12235/1 - 4
Punishment book - 1941 - 60 - Ref: BA 12235/6 (ii)

West Malvern Residential Open Air Council School
Fees and Admissions Register - 1920 - 30 - Ref: BA 530/15
Fees and Admissions Register - 1930 - 45 - Ref: BA 530/15

Wesleyan Methodist Sunday School
Class Book - 1896-1901 - Ref: BA 7607/1
Class book - 1896 - 1901 - Ref: BA 7607/1

A handlist of other records of schools and of other educational establishments held by Worcestershire Archives for this parish can be found here.

Last Updated: 13/11/2012