Netherton (Nr Elmley Castle)


A hamlet in Cropthorne Ancient Parish. A separate Civil Parish in 1866 [25]
Netherton was ecclesiastically annexed to Elmley Castle in 1864. [57]


O.S. Ref: SO991416
4 miles SW of Evesham; ½ mile east of Elmley Castle

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

Archdeaconry & Diocese of Worcester [1] [25]


Middle Oswaldslow [11] [25]

Poor Law Union

Pershore [3] [25]

Adjoining Parishes

Cropthorne; Hinton on the Green (Gloucestershire); Elmley Castle [1]

Census Records

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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 51 71 1901 at Worcestershire Archives [14]


An extract from the Topographical Dictionary of England 1831 by Samuel Lewis:

NETHERTON, a chapelry in the parish of CROPTHORN, middle division of the hundred of OSWALDSLOW, county of WORCESTER, 4 miles (W. S. W.) from Evesham, containing 106 inhabitants. A chapel is now being erected, the former one having gone to ruin. There is a place of worship for Baptists.

Last Updated: 22/07/2012