O.S. Ref: SO938504
3½ miles north of Pershore

Parish Church

St. Nicholas

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

Archdeaconry & Diocese of Worcester [1] [25]


Upper Pershore [11] [25] [28]

Poor Law Union

Pershore [3] [25]

Parish Registers at Worcestershire Archives

[Contact details]

    Coverage Source
Microform Christenings 1632-1965 [5]
  Marriages 1632-1965 [5]
  Burials 1632-1965 [5]
  Banns 1912-65 [5]
Transcripts Marriages 1632-1992 [27]
  Burials 1632-1967 [27]
Originals Banns 1912-88 [12]

Bishops' Transcripts

Begin 1612 Worcestershire Archives [22]

International Genealogical Index (IGI)


Parish Registers Births / Christenings 1722-1879
  Marriages 1612-1885
Bishops' Transcripts Births / Christenings 1612-1721

Monumental Inscriptions and Associated Documents


At BMSGH Reference Library [7]

At Worcestershire Archives [51]
List of graves in churchyard with plan (1952 microfiche)

At Society of Genealogists [59]
PEOPLETON (St. Nicholas) : Monumental Inscriptions: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 2 [Typescript.] IN: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 2 Published , 1983 Author Cartwright, Audrey (transcription.) Author Wakeman, Philippa (transcription.)

War Memorials

For the names of those included on a War Memorial at St. Nicholas' Church see:

For a War Memorial to Humphrey James Arden Adderley at St. Nicholas' Church see:

Census Records

All the censuses between 1841 and 1901 are now available on a number of fee-paying (Subscription or PayAsYouGo) sites including,, and 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, including Worcestershire 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

Burial1665-1840 Worcestershire Burial Index
Marriage see Worcestershire Marriage Index

Manorial Records

Worcestershire Archives [50]
Extent [c.1550]

Parish Records on microform

at Worcestershire Archives [13]
Vestry minute book 1854-1965

Schools Records

The following school records are original documents. Note reference number and contact staff at Worcestershire Archives:
Peopleton School
Log books - 1873 - 1948 - Ref: BA 531/12

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:

PEOPLETON, a parish in the upper division of the hundred of PERSHORE, county of WORCESTER, 3½ miles (N.) from Pershore, containing 264 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Worcester, rated in the king's books at £11. 10, and in the patronage of ----- Dineley, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Michael.

Last Updated: 30/10/2016