Chapelry in Suckley Ancient Parish. Separate Civil Parish in 1866. Ecclesiastically severed 1912 to help create Alfrick & Lulsley Ecclesiastical Parish [25]


O.S. Ref: SO748529
About 7 miles west of Worcester along the A4103 & unclassified roads via Leigh

Parish Church

St. Mary Magdalene

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

Archdeaconry & Diocese of Worcester [1]


Upper Doddingtree [11] [25]

Poor Law Union

Martley [3] [25]

Adjoining Parishes

Lulsley; Broadwas; Leigh; Cradley (Herefordshire); Suckley [1]

Parish Registers at Worcestershire Archives

[Contact details]

    Coverage Source
Microform Christenings 1656-1964 [5]
  Marriages 1656-1963 [5]
  Burials 1656-1964 [5]
  Banns 1882-1965 [5]
Originals Christenings 1656-1967 [12]
  Banns 1754-1809 [12]


Volume1 is a joint register with Lulsley. Suckley Parish Registers also include some entries relating to this parish.[5]

Bishops' Transcripts

Begin 1622 Worcestershire Archives [22]

International Genealogical Index (IGI)


For Alfrick   Coverage
Parish Registers Births / Christenings 1813-67
Bishops' Transcripts Births / Christenings 1622-40 (100%)

War Memorials

For the names of those included on a war memorial at St. Mary Magdalene Church see:

For the Allies war memorial at St. Mary Magdalene Church see:

For the names of those included on Alfrick St Mary Churchyard see:

For the names of those included on Alfrick War Memorial see:

Census Records

All the censuses between 1841 and 1901 are now available on a number of fee-paying (Subscription or PayAsYouGo) sites including,, 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, includingWorcestershire 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 1656-1862 Worcestershire Burial Index
Marriage see Worcestershire Marriage Index

Parish Records on microform

At Worcestershire Archives [13]

Churchwardens accounts & vestry minutes 1713-1928

Schools Records

The following school records are original documents. Note reference number and contact staff at Worcestershire Archives:
Alfrick C P School
Admission Register - 1882 - 1936 - Ref: BA 9102/9 (i); 1936 - 83 - Ref: BA 9102/9 (ii)
Log book - 1919 - 54 - Ref: BA 9102/9 (v); 1954 - 81 - Ref: BA 9102/9 (vi); 1981 - 83 - Ref: BA 9102/9 (vii)
Pre-School Age Admission Register - 1945 - 47 - Ref: BA 9102/9 (iii)
Punishment Book - 1946 - 59 - Ref: BA 9102/9 (xi)
Summary (Attendance) Register - 1937, 1942 - Ref: BA 9102/9 (iv)

Alfrick School
Note: Alfrick School was part of the Alfrick, Lulsley, and Suckley School Board and has also been called Alfrick Board School, Alfrick and Lulsley School and Alfrick Council School
Log books - 1876 - 1919 - Ref: BA 1040/1Plan of school lands - 1831- Ref: BA 1784/2 (iii)

Alfrick and Suckley (Grouped) Council School
School Managers' attendance book - 1922-50 - Ref: BA 5703


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:

ALFRICK, a chapelry in the parish of SUCKLEY, upper division of the hundred of DODDINGTREE, county of WORCESTER, 7 miles (W. by S.) from Worcester, containing 445 inhabitants. The chapel is dedicated to St. Mary. Here is a free school, with an endowment of £10 per annum.

Last Updated: 04/10/2016