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Ombersley, Worcestershire

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Ombersley, Worcestershire

The village of Ombersley is in the Wychavon District Council area of Worcestershire. The first known reference to the village was the granting of a Charter to Abbot Egwin, later Saint Egwin, of Evesham Abbey in 706 AD. This was the Charter of King Æthelweard of the Hwicce, which granted twelve cassates in Ombersley to the Benedictine Abbey at Evesham.
DistrictWychavon
Post townDROITWICH
Administrative CountyWorcestershire
Traditional CountyWorcestershire
OS GridSO8463
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Mercia
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHereford and Worcester
Ambulance AuthorityWest Midlands
Dialling code01905
 

Other names by which Ombersley, Worcestershire has been known in the past

Ambreslege

Ombersley, Worcestershire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ombersley, par. and vil., Worcestershire, 3½ miles W. of Droitwich, 6962 ac., pop. 2124; P.O., T.O.; near the vil. is Ombersley Court, seat.

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