Broadwas

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Coordinates: 52°11′39″N 2°21′01″W / 52.194047°N 2.350335°W / 52.194047; -2.350335

Broadwas
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Broadwas is located in Worcestershire
Broadwas
Broadwas
 Broadwas shown within Worcestershire
Population 307 
District Malvern Hills District
Shire county Worcestershire
Region West Midlands
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Worcester
Postcode district WR6
Police West Mercia
Fire Hereford and Worcester
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament West Worcestershire
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire

Broadwas or Broadwas-on-Teme, is a village and civil parish (with Cotheridge) in the Malvern Hills district of Worcestershire, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 307. The village is located on the River Teme, about 6 miles west of Worcester on the A44 road.

Robin Chater (1949 - ) Secretary-General of the Federation of European Employers grew up in the village and attended Broadwas school.

Following the Poor Law Amendment Act 1834 Broadwas Parish ceased to be responsible for maintaining the poor in its parish. This responsibility was transferred to Martley Poor Law Union.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Worcestershire Family History Guidebook, Vanessa Morgan, 2011, p68 The History Press, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

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