Droitwich St Nicholas


Ancient Parish [25]
In 1884 Droitwich St Nicholas gained Marlborough in the Vines Civil Parish. It was abolished civilly in 1920 to help create Droitwich Civil Parish and abolished ecclesiastically in 1972 to help create Droitwich Ecclesiastical Parish.[25]


O.S. Ref: SO893633
7 miles N.N.E. of Worcester along the A38

Parish Church

St. Nicholas, Ombersley Way, Droitwich

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

Archdeaconry & Diocese of Worcester until 1921, Archdeaconry of Dudley & Diocese of Worcester (1921 - *) [25]

Poor Law Union

Droitwich (1836-1920) [3] [25]

Parish Registers at Worcestershire Archives

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    Coverage Source
Microform Christenings 1870-1959 [5]
  Marriages 1870-1978 [5]
  Burials 1872-1944 [5]
Transcripts Christenings C1870-1927 [27]
Originals Banns 1870-1961 [12]

There appear to be no Droitwich St Nicholas registers prior to 1870 though the bishops' transcripts go back to 1611.[5]

Banns for some residents of this parish appear in the Doverdale register 1755-1907

Bishops' Transcripts

At Worcestershire Archives [22]
Begin 1611

Monumental Inscriptions and Associated Documents


At BMSGH Reference Library [7]

At Worcestershire Archives [51]

At Society of Genealogists [59]
DROITWICH (St. Nicholas) : Monumental Inscriptions: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 4 [Typescript.] IN: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 4 Published Birmingham : Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry, 1984 Author Barlow, Margaret et al. Author Harris, Pauline (comp.) 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:

Schools Records

The following school records are original documents. Note reference number and contact staff at Worcestershire Archives:

Droitwich St. Nicholas' C E School
Admission register, under fives only - 1945-[58] - Ref: BA 9037/75(i)
Admission registers - 1907-72 - Ref: BA 9037/75(i)
List of people invited to official opening and dedication - [mid. 20th cent.] - Ref: BA 9037/74(ii)
Log books - 1895-1972 - Ref: BA 9037/72(iv), 73(i) (ii), 74(i)

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.

Last Updated: 15/10/2016