Hanley Child Worcestershire Family History Guide

Hanley Child is a chapelry of Eastham Ancient Parish in Worcestershire.
Parish registers begin: 1816

For Parish Registers see Eastham

Nonconformists in Hanley Child include: Primitive Methodist and Society of Friends/Quaker.

Parishes adjacent to Hanley Child

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HANLEY-CHILD, or LOWER HANLEY, a chapelry in Eastham parish, Worcester; on the river Teme, near the boundary with Hereford, 4 miles SE by S of Tenbury r. station. Post town, Tenbury. Acres, 922. Rated property, £1,064. Pop., 199. Houses, 40. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Eastham, in the diocese of Hereford. The church is good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Hanley-Child, a chapelry in the parish of Eastham, county of Worcester; 4 miles east-south east of Tenbury. Acres 1,110. Houses 39. A.P. £694. Pop, in 1801, 158; in 1831, 210. Poor rates, in 1838, £48 7s.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

HANLEY-CHILD, a chapelry, in the parish of Eastham, union of Tenbury, Upper division of the hundred of Doddingtree, Tenbury and W. divisions of the county of Worcester, 5 miles (S. E. by E.) from Tenbury; containing 170 inhabitants. It consists of 923a. 2r. 8p., of a productive soil and hilly surface, and is intersected by the road from Tenbury to Droitwich. The tithes have been commuted for £140, and there is a glebe of 25½ acres. The chapel stands in an elevated situation three miles south of the parish church, and is a stone structure with a tower: it has been twice struck by lightning.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

Hanley-Child, a chapelry in the parish of Eastham, upper division of the hundred of Doddingtree, county of Worcester, 5 miles (S. E. by E.) from Tenbury, containing 195 inhabitants.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831

Worcestershire Delineated 1822

Hanley-Child – a hamlet and chapelry in the parish of Eastham, Worcestershire, hundred of Doddingtree, upper division, 4 ½ miles S.E. from Tenbury, and 129 from London; containing 36 inhabited houses. Population, 1801, 158 – 1811, 151 – 1821, 195.


Source: Worcestershire Delineated: Being a Topographical Description of Each Parish, Chapelry, Hamlet, &c. In the County; with the distances and bearings from their respective market towns, &c. By C. and J. Greenwood. Printed by T. Bensley, Crane Court, Fleet Street, London, 1822.

Parish Records

Marriages at Hanley Child 1756 to 1836

Parish Registers

The registers of Eastham (with Hanley Child and Orleton) and Hanley William, in the Deanery of Burford, 1572 to 1812  by Eastham (England : Parish); Lea, E. E; Worcestershire Parish Register Society.

The registers of Eastham (with Hanley Child and Orleton) and Hanley William, in the Deanery of Burford, 1572 to 1812

FamilySearch

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 - FamilySearch

England Marriages, 1538–1973  - FamilySearch

Census

England and Wales Census Records - FamilySearch

Migration

United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956

Military

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

Directories

See also Eastham Worcestershire Family History Guide

Hanley Child Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Bullock James, farmer
Bray Robert, farmer
Eaton James, shoemaker
Hyde John, farmer
Jones William, farmer
Lokier Richard, farmer
Morris Samuel, farmer
Powell John, shopkeeper
Sanders John, farmer
Spilsbury William, farmer
Spilsbury John, farmer
Wastell John, farmer
Weaver William, farmer
Webb John, farmer
Source: S Lewis Worcestershire General and Commercial Directory for 1820.

Administration

  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Tenbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Burford
  • Poor Law Union: Tenbury
  • Hundred: Doddingtree
  • Province: Canterbury