Mamble  Worcestershire


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

MAMBLE, a parish, with a village, in the district of Cleobury-Mortimer, and county of Worcester; adjacent to the Tenbury and Bewdley railway, and to the boundary with Salop, 4 miles SE of Cleobury-Mortimer. Posttown, Cleobury-Mortimer, under Bewdley. Acres, 2,658. Real property, £3,097; of which £350 are in mines. ...

Pop. in 1851,381; in 1861,307. Houses, 61. The property is divided between two. Sodington, the ancient seat of the Blounts, was burnt in the civil wars of Charles I.; was taken down in 1807; and was then found to stand over several curious Roman relics. There had previonsly been discovered, in the neighbourhood, an.entire Roman brick kiln, and parts of a considerable aqueduct, and a pavement. Coals are found; and the Tenbury canal comes near. The living is a vicarage,united with the p. curacy of Bayton, in the diocese of Hereford. Valne, £328.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old but good; has a wooden spire: aNd contains monuments of the Blounts.

Mamble through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th August 2022

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