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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 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

Parish Registers

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 - FamilySearch

England Marriages, 1538–1973  - FamilySearch

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


England and Wales Census Records - FamilySearch


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


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


Eastham (with Hanley William, Hanley Child and Orleton) Billings Directory 1855

Hanley Child Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820


  • 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