Marlborough in the Vines


Extra-parochial / Civil Parish
Extra-parochial place and a separate Civil Parish in 1858. Abolished civilly in 1884 entirely to Droitwich St Nicholas Ancient Parish.[25]

Marlborough, lately (1884) annexed to St. Nicholas under the Divided Parishes Act, was constituted a parish, under the Act 20 Vict. c.19, in the hundred of Upper Halfshire and Parliamentary borough of Droitwich, but not within the municipal borough: it consists of two small detached places, one of six houses, situated in the Hill End, and another, situated in the Vines, comprising a salt work and four cottages. [57]


O.S. Ref: SO900636
Northern part of Droitwich, adjacent to St. Augustine's Church


Halfshire [25]

Poor Law Union

Droitwich (1858-80) [3] [25]

Census Records

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1861 at Worcestershire Archives [14]

Last Updated: 01/08/2012