Hanley Child

Photo of Hanley Child Church by Philip Halling, some rights reserved.

Hanley Child Worcestershire Genealogy & Family History

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

  • Rochford
  • Eastham
  • Wolferlow
  • Stoke Bliss
  • Kyre Wyard

Historical Descriptions

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.


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