Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Kidderminster. You may be able to find further references to Kidderminster in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
KIDDERMINSTER a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district Imperial
Kidderminster Foreign township Bartholomew
KIDDERMINSTER-FOREIGN a division of Kidderminster parish Imperial
Kidderminster Old Borough township Bartholomew

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Kidderminster.

Place Type of entry Source
Commerton hamlet Bartholomew
COMMERTON, or Comberton a hamlet Imperial
DUNCLENT a hamlet Imperial
Eyemore hamlet Bartholomew
EYEMORE a hamlet Imperial
Franche hamlet Bartholomew
FRANCHE a hamlet Imperial
Hircott hamlet Bartholomew
HIRCOTT a hamlet Imperial
Hoarstone hamlet Bartholomew
HOARSTONE a hamlet Imperial
LICKHILL a hamlet Imperial
MITTON (LOWER) a chapelry Imperial
Mitton, Lower, with Stourport township Bartholomew
NETHERTON a hamlet Imperial
PUXTON a hamlet Imperial
SEVERN VALLEY railway a railway Imperial
Trimpley curacy Bartholomew
Wannerton hamlet Bartholomew
WANNERTON a hamlet Imperial
Wribbenhall ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
WRIBBENHALL a chapelry Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Kidderminster within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
William Camden Worcestershire and Staffordshire 3
Daniel Defoe Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales 2
Charles Wesley Sept. 1 - Nov. 6, 1739: Preaching around Bristol and Bath 1
Celia Fiennes 1698 Tour: Shrewsbury to Bristol 1
Celia Fiennes Another tour of the Midlands 1
Arthur Young 1776 Tour from Essex to Shropshire 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Wyre Forest 2 1
Wribbenhall 0 2
Stone 0 2
Wolverley 0 2
Cookley 0 2
Trimpley 0 2
Upper Mitton 0 2
Stourport on Severn 0 2
Lower Mitton 0 3
Churchill 0 2
Dowles 0 2
Bewdley 6 3
Hartlebury 1 2
Ribbesford 0 2
Chaddesley Corbett 1 2
Upper Arley 0 3
Broome 0 2
Areley Kings 0 2
Rushock 0 2
Kinver 0 3