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The local history of the historic county, organised by parish.

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A History of the County of Worcester: Volume 2

J.W. Willis-Bund, William Page (editors) (1971)
This part volume covers the religious houses of Worcestershire, including the pre-dissolution history of the priory of St Mary, later Worcester cathedral.

A History of the County of Worcester: volume 3

(1913)
Covers two parts of the historic county: firstly, the hundred of Halfshire in the north-east, which includes several areas now within the greater Birmingham area, including Dudley, Halesowen and Yardley. Accounts are given of Kidderminster, Droitwich and Alvechurch. Secondly, the volume also covers the hundred of Oswaldslow, which largely encircles the city of Worcester.

A History of the County of Worcester: volume 4

William Page, J.W.Willis-Bund (editors) (1924)
This volume covers the city of Worcester, as well as parishes in the hundreds of Pershore and Doddingtree, in the south and west of the county. These include the towns of Pershore, Great Malvern and Hanley Castle.