Abberton, Worcestershire

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Abberton
Abberton Church.jpg
Abberton Church
Abberton is located in Worcestershire
Abberton
Abberton
Location within Worcestershire
Population67 [1]
OS grid referenceSO993534
• London93 miles (150 km)
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPERSHORE
Postcode districtWR10
Dialling code01386
PoliceWest Mercia
FireHereford and Worcester
AmbulanceWest Midlands
EU ParliamentWest Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Worcestershire
52°10′45″N 2°00′40″W / 52.1793°N 2.011°W / 52.1793; -2.011Coordinates: 52°10′45″N 2°00′40″W / 52.1793°N 2.011°W / 52.1793; -2.011

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.[2] In 1894, the town had a population of 95 and an area of 999 acres (4.04 km2).[3] The village is mentioned in the Cartularium saxonicum in 972 as Eadbrihyincgtun,[4] 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.[5] The principal house in the village is Abberton Hall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2007-09-01.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ John Noake's Guide to Worcestershire (1868)
  3. ^ The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5
  4. ^ Ekwall, Eilert, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 4th edition, 1960. p. 1. ISBN 0198691033.
  5. ^ 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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