Status: ecclesiastical parish
The ecclesiastical parish of Eastham consisted of the parish or Eastham, and the chapelries of Hanley Child and Orleton until 1560; in that year the ecclesiastical parish of Hanley William was united with the Parish of Eastham.
Parish registers begin: 1586; For Parish Registers see Eastham Worcestershire
Parishes adjacent to Hanley William
- Stanford on Teme
- Upper Sapey
- Hanley Child
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
HANLEY-WILLIAM, or UPPER HANLEY, a parish in Tenbury district, Worcester; adjacent to Herefordshire, and near the river Teme, 6 miles SE of Tenbury r. station. Post town, Tenbury. Acres, 1,155. Pop., 120. Houses, 26. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Eastham, in the diocese of Hereford.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822
Hanley-William – a parish in the hundred of Doddingtree, upper division, 6 miles S.E. from Tenbury; containing 23 inhabited houses. The living is a rectory, united with Eastham, Worcestershire. Population, 1801, 138 – 1811, 128 – 1821, 124.
Hanley-Court, in the above parish, the residence of Colonel Newport. It is a modern villa, seated on an eminence, and commands a picturesque view of the river Teme.
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.
Civil Registration District: Tenbury
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Burford
Poor Law Union: Tenbury