A township in Kempsey Ancient Parish which had a separate civil identity early. It was a separate Ecclesiastical Parish in 1794. Abolished ecclesiastically in 1922 to help create Stoulton with Drake's Broughton Ecclesiastical Parish.[ [25]


O.S. Ref: SO906498
5 miles S.E. of Worcester on the A44
Wolverton is a hamlet 1 mile north [57]
Broughton is a chapelry 2½ miles N.N.W. Wolverton Magna & Wolverton Paron are hamlets. [11]

Parish Church

St. Edmund

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

Peculiar of the Dean & Chapter of Worcester.[1] Archdeaconry & Diocese of Worcester [25]


Lower Oswaldslow [11] [25] [28]

Poor Law Union

Pershore [3] [25]

Parish Registers at Worcestershire Archives

[Contact details]

    Coverage Source
Microform Christenings 1542-1962 [5]
  Marriages 1542-1837 [5]
  Burials 1542-1970 [5]
  Banns 1755-87 [5]
Originals Marriages 1542-1987 [12]
  Banns 1824-1970 [12]

Bishops' Transcripts

Begin 1614 Worcestershire Archives [22]

International Genealogical Index (IGI)


Parish Registers Births / Christenings 1721-1875
  Marriages 1722-1837

Monumental Inscriptions and Associated Documents


At BMSGH Reference Library [7]

At Worcestershire Archives [51]

At Society of Genealogists [59]
STOULTON (St. Edmund) : Monumental Inscriptions: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 11 [Typescript.] IN: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 11 Published Birmingham : Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry, 1992 Author Farmer, G R (transcription.) Source D: BMSGH

War Memorials

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

For a War Memorial to John Kingsford Mylius at St Edmund's Church see:

For the names of former scholars of Stoulton C of E School included on a War Memorial at Stoulton Village Hall 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

Burial 1677-1840 Worcestershire Burial Index
Marriage see Worcestershire Marriage Index

Manorial Records

Worcestershire Archives [50]
Stoulton cum Wadborough: Accounts 1744-9

Schools Records

The following school records are original documents. Note reference number and contact staff at Worcestershire Archives:
Stoulton C E School
Log book - 1877 - 95 - Ref: BA 1185

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:

STOULTON, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of OSWALDSLOW, county of WORCESTER, 3¾ miles (N.W.) from Pershore, containing 380 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Worcester, endowed with £600 private benefaction, £200 royal bounty, and £900 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of Earl Somers. The church is dedicated to St. Edmund.

Last Updated: 02/11/2016