Abberton shown within Worcestershire
|OS grid reference|
|– London||93 miles (150 km)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Fire||Hereford and Worcester|
|EU Parliament||West Midlands|
|UK Parliament||Mid Worcestershire|
Abberton is a small village in Worcestershire, England. In the 1850s, the village had 80 inhabitants, one fourth of this was the local priest's 19 children. In 1894, the town had a population of 95 and an area of 999 acres (4.04 km2). The village is mentioned in the Cartularium saxonicum in 972 as Eadbrihyincgtun, and is recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086-7 as Edbretintune and as Edbritone, when it was a Berewick, an outlying estate, held by the Church of St Mary of Pershore. The principal house in the village is Abberton Hall.
- John Noake's Guide to Worcestershire (1868)
- The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5
- Ekwall, Eilert, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 4th edition, 1960. p. 1. ISBN 0198691033.
- Williams, Ann; G H Martin. Domesday Book: A Complete Translation. London: Penguin. pp. 484; 1303. ISBN 978-0-14-143994-5.
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