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Dodderhill  Worcestershire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Dodderhill like this:

DODDERHILL, a village and a parish in Droitwich district, and within Droitwich parliamentary borough, Worcester. The village stands in the vicinity of the Birmingham and Worcester canal and the Birmingham and Gloucester railway, ½ a mile N of Droitwich; and had anciently an hospital, founded, in the time of Edward I., by William de Dovere. ...


The parish includes also In-Liberties within Droitwich municipal borough, and the chapelry of Elmbridge. Post town, Droitwich. Acres, 5, 450. Real property of Dodderhill-proper and Elmbridge, £11, 414. Pop., 2, 141. Houses, 463. The property is much subdivided. Some of the inhabitants are employed in paper-mills and salt-works. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Elmbridge, in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £500.* Patron, Mr. Jackson. The church shows some curious features, partly Norman; was much inured during the civil war, and afterwards restored; and has a tower and monumental tablets. There are an Independent chapel, a national school, and charities £38.

Dodderhill through time

Dodderhill is now part of Wychavon district. Click here for graphs and data of how Wychavon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Dodderhill itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dodderhill, in Wychavon and Worcestershire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9813

Date accessed: 13th December 2017


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