Aston Somerville

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Aston Somerville
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Aston Somerville
Aston Somerville is located in Worcestershire
Aston Somerville
Aston Somerville
 Aston Somerville shown within Worcestershire
OS grid reference SP045382
Civil parish Aston Somerville
District Wychavon
Shire county Worcestershire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BROADWAY
Postcode district WR12
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire

Coordinates: 52°02′34″N 1°56′08″W / 52.042764°N 1.935525°W / 52.042764; -1.935525

Aston Somerville is a small village approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) south of Evesham, Worcestershire, England.[1]

Farms and buildings[edit]

St Mary's Church

Historically, the Aston Somerville Village has consisted of three individual farms (originally known as the Lower, Middle and Upper Farms), albeit they have usually been farmed as one estate (most notably attributed to the Crowther Family in the 19th century).

St Mary's Church is a grade I listed building dating from the 13th century.[2]

War memorials[edit]

The following names appear on the Village's war memorial in St. Mary's Church:

  • Percy Baverstock
  • Earnest Stock Dale[3]
  • Gerald Haines - who is also commemorated on the Broadway War Memorial [4]

Recorded on another gravestone in the Churchyard is another World War I casualty:

  • Henry West KRR "Missing at Langemarch"[6][7]

The sole World War II casualty recorded is:

  • Geoffrey Norman Wilson (son of Lt Col D.D. Wilson)

Marriages[edit]

As of July 2012, information on marriages in Aston Somerville that occurred between 1700 and 1812 is available on the internet.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Google (2012). "Aston Somerville, Worcestershire Cherry WR12. United Kingdom". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Church of St Mary, Aston Somerville". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  3. ^ Mark Hitchin. "Ernest Stock Dale". http://fattie.freehostia.com/ - "Other". Unknown. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  4. ^ Broadway Remembers|url=http://warmem.broadwaymanor.co.uk
  5. ^ Mark Hitchin. "George Frederick Hoddinot - Son of the Late J. P. Hoddinot". http://fattie.freehostia.com/ - "Other". Unknown. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  6. ^ Commonwealth War Graves Commission. "Casualty details". CWGC Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  7. ^ Mark Hitchin. "StonesandMonuments -- imgp7903.jpg". http://fattie.freehostia.com/ - "Other". Unknown. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  8. ^ Mark Hitchin. "Aston Somerville". http://fattie.freehostia.com/ - "Other". Unknown. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 

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