Worcester St Mary Cathedral


Ecclesiastically an extra-parochial. Civilly not separate but included in Worcester College Precincts Civil Parish. It included:
A chapel at Worcester St Alban Ancient Parish, which was a separate parish by 1206
A chapel at Worcester St Helen Ancient Parish, which was a separate parish by the 10th cent. (See separate entry for creation of many chapels from Worcester St Helen as separate Ancient Parishes.)
A chapel at Spetchley, which was a separate parish by 1291. [25]


Southern end of High St., Worcester

Parish Registers at Worcestershire Archives

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    Coverage Source
Microform Christenings 1693-1964 [5]
  Marriages 1693-1961 [5]
  Burials 1693-1964 [5]
Transcripts General G1693-1811, 1813-1994 [27]

Bishops' Transcripts

Begin 1702 Worcestershire Archives [22]

International Genealogical Index (IGI)


Parish Registers Births / Christenings 1693-1811

Register Copies

At BMSGH Reference Library [7]
Register of William de Geynesburgh, Bishop of Worcester 1302-7

At Society of Genealogists [68] :
WORCESTER (Cathedral) : Christenings & Burials 1693-1811, Marriages 1693-1754 Published : Worcestershire Parish Register Society, 1913 Author Browne, E Ophelia (transcription.) Edition Privately printed Source D: P Boyd

WORCESTER (Cathedral) : Christenings, Marriages & Burials 1693-1811 [Microfilm.] Published Salt Lake City : Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972

At Dudley Archives & Local History Service [62]
Marriage licence bonds in the Edgar Tower, Worcester, 1600-98 index [Manuscript.]
Transcript: 1693-1811

At [FreeREG]
Free Internet searches of baptism, marriage and burial records, transcribed from parish and non-conformist registers of the U.K., are available at: http://www.freereg.org.uk/cgi/Search.pl

FreeREG is a new project. The database currently contains a few million records only, so you should not expect to find all your ancestors in the database.

The coverage for this parish currently stands at: Christenings: 1693-1811 Marriages: 1693-1811 Burials: 1693-1811

Further records may have been added since this posting.

Monumental Inscriptions and Associated Documents

At BMSGH Reference Library [7]

At Worcestershire Archives [51]
Cathedral epitaphs Worcestershire Archives [51]

At Society of Genealogists [59] :
WORCESTER (Cathedral) : Monumental Inscriptions in old burying ground: in Bloom's Worcestershire Monumental Inscriptions, part 2 [Manuscript.] IN: Bloom's Worcestershire Monumental Inscriptions, part 2 Published , Nd. Author Bloom, J Harvey (transcription.)

WORCESTER (Cathedral of Christ & the Blessed Virgin Mary) : Monumental Inscriptions in the cathedral & their stories: pictures of life in the city & cathedral during 10 centuries IN: Worcester cathedral monuments (spine) Published Worcester : Phillips & Probert, 1925 Author Ede, W Moore

War Memorials

For the names of those included on the War Memorials at Worcester Cathedral see:

Boer War Memorial

On the Cathedral Cloister Windows

On the Cathedral Cloister Windows - Bell Ringer

On the Cathedral Cloister Windows - Bell Ringer WW1 Roll of Honour http://www.rememberthefallen.co.uk/memorial/worcester-cathedral-cloister-windows-bellringers-ww1-roll-of-honour/

On the Cathedral Cloister Windows - Chorister

On the Cathedral Cloister Windows - Kings School

On the Cathedral Cloister Windows - Vol Choir

Malaya Memorial

Worcestershire Hussars

Worcestershire Yeomanry

Worcestershire Regiment Kohima Memorial

Search Services (Fee paying) - BMSGH and Independent

Burial 1693-1840 Worcestershire Burial Index
Marriage see Worcestershire Marriage Index

Other Sources

At Society of Genealogists :
Worcester Cathedral Published London Pitkin Pictorials Ltd. 1975 Author Kemp, E W Source D: E Perry.

Worcester Cathedral : a guide to appreciation Published Dean & Chapter of Worcester Cathedral Source D: D Horwill.

Worcester Cathedral : a popular history with some notes on its architecture, library & school Published Cheltenham : Tower Publications, Nd. Author Ede, W Moore, Author Hutchinson, F E et al. Edition 16th edn. Source D: M Criddle.

A guide to the monuments in Worcester cathedral - Published , 1947 - Author Macdonald, Alec (trans.)

Worcester Cathedral IN: Cathedral church of Christ & the Blessed Virgin Mary, Worcester (cover) Published Worcester Littlebury & Company Ltd. Nd. Author Wilson, J M

Last Updated: 06/11/2016