Mathon (now Herefordshire)


Anglican: St John the Baptist

Mathon, 2 miles west of Malvern, was in Worcestershire and the Anglican Diocese of Worcester until the early 20th century. Now in Herefordshire and the Diocese of Hereford it is included on this website for historical purposes.

 mathon ext aug 2008          mathon int aug 2008

                                                            St John the Baptist, August 2008.

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References and some further sources:

Aiken, John. Census of Religious Worship, 1851: The Returns for Worcestershire.
Morgan, Paul. Inspections of churches and parsonage houses in the Diocese of Worcester in 1674, 1676, 1684, and 1687 (1986)
Noake, John. The Rambler in Worcestershire or, Stray Notes on Churches and Congregations.  Volume 1 (1848)
Ransome, Mary. The State of the Bishopric of Worcester, 1782-1808  (1968)

n.b. Full details of these books are on the bibliography and sources page.

Websites:        British History Online:   Entry for Mathon.
                         Family History Website.
                         A Church Near You.

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