Red Book Publications

Volume I

Edited by William Page, this volume was published in 1901.

The volume contains the following entries:

  • Early Man
  • Romano-British Remains
  • Anglo-Saxon Remains
  • Introduction to the Worcestershire Domesday
  • The Text of the Worcestershire Domesday
  • Some Early Worcestershire Surveys
  • Index to the Domesday Survey

The full text is available via the Internet Archive.

Volume II

Edited by William Page and J.H. Willis-Bund, this volume was published in 1906.

  • Natural History
  • Ecclesiastical History
  • Religious Houses
    • Introduction
    • Priory of St Mary of Worcester
    • Abbey of Evesham
    • Abbey of Pershore
    • Priory of Great Malvern
    • Priory of Little Malvern
    • Priory of Westwood
    • Abbey of Bordesley
    • Priory of Whistones
    • Priory of Cookhill
    • Priory of St James of Dudley
    • Abbey of Halesowen
    • Black Friars, Worcester
    • Grey Friars, Worcester
    • Trinitarian Friars, Worcester
    • Penitent Sisters, Worcester
    • Friars of the Penance of Jesus Christ, or Friars of the Sack, Worcester
    • Austin Friars, Droitwich
    • Hospital of St Wulstan, Worcester
    • Hospital of St Oswald, Worcester
    • Hospital of St Mary, Droitwich
    • Priory of Astley
  • Early Christian Art
  • Political History
  • Industries
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Sport, Ancient and Modern

Blackenhurst Hundred

  • Abbot's Morton
  • Badsey with Aldington
  • Bretforton
  • Church Honeybourne
  • Evesham
  • Bengeworth
  • Great and Little Hampton
  • North and Middle Littleton
  • South Littleton
  • Norton
  • Offenham
  • Oldberrow
  • Wickhamford

The entries for the medieval religious houses are on British History Online.

The full text is available via the Internet Archive.



Volume III

This volume was edited by J.H. Willis-Bund and published in 1913.

This volume includes histories of the parishes in Halfshire Hundred, 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, Secondly, the volume also covers the hundred of Oswaldslow, which largely encircles the city of Worcester.

The volume is on British History Online.


Volume IV

Edited by J.H. Willis-Bund, this volume was published in 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.

This volume is on British History Online.