Place:


Oddingley  Worcestershire

 

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

ODDINGLEY, a village and a parish in Droitwich district, Worcester. The village stands near the Worcester and Birmingham canal, ½ a mile W of Dunhampstead goods r. station, and 2½ S S E of Droitwich. The parish comprises 869 acres. Post-town, Droitwich. Real property, £1, 856. ...


Pop., 202. Houses, 40. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Mrs. Galton. Netherwood farm was the scene of a tragical occurrence in 1806. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £173.* Patron, Mrs. Galton. The church is of the time of Richard I N., cruciform and good; and has some old stained glass windows and a tower. There is a parochial school.

Oddingley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9990

Date accessed: 29th July 2021


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