The Editors wish to express their thanks to all those who have
assisted in the compilation of this volume. They desire, however,
specially to state their indebtedness to Mr. Oswald G. Knapp, M.A., of
Evesham, who has given much valuable help and advice, particularly
with regard to the accounts of the parishes in the Hundred of Blackenhurst; to Mr. William Pearce, J.P., F.S.A., of Pershore, for suggestions
and help; to the Reverend W. H. Shawcross, of Bretforton Vicarage,
Evesham; Mr. John Brinton, of Moor Hall, Stourport; Mr. Edmund
H. New, of Evesham; Mr. Percy J. Pond, of Droitwich; Mr. F.
Grazebrook, of Dudley; and the Reverend Eustace Havergal, M.A., of
Feckenham, for information on various points; to Mr. Arthur W. Ward,
Honorary Survey Secretary of the Vale of Evesham Camera Club, for
many photographs generously given for use in this volume, and to the
Society of Antiquaries for the use of blocks for illustrations.