Knighton-on-Teme is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Worcestershire, created in 1843 from chapelry in Lindridge Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Kington on Teme

Parish registers begin: 1559

Parishes adjacent to Knighton-on-Teme

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KNIGHTON-ON-TEME, a chapelry in Lindridge parish, Worcester; on the river Teme, the Leominster canal, and the Tenbury railway, adjacent to Salop, 3 miles NE by E of Tenbury. Post town, Tenbury. Rated property, £3,858. Pop., 570. Houses, 123. The property is snbdivided. Newnham Court is the seat of Mrs. V. Wheeler. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £100. Patron, the Vicar of Lindridge. The church is tolerable.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

Knighton upon Teame, a chapelry in the parish of Lindridge, lower division of the hundred of Oswaldslow, but locally in the upper division of the hundred of Doddingtree, county of Worcester, 3¼ miles (E. N. E.) from Tenbury, containing, with Newham, 526 inhabitants.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Knighton – a hamlet and chapelry in the parish of Lindridge, and hundred of Oswaldslow, lower division, 3 miles E.S.E. from Tenbury, and 130 from London; containing 89 inhabited houses. Population, 1810, 531 – 1811, 532 – 1821, 526.

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


Birth, Marriage, & Death

England and Wales Census 1851 to 1911

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


Knighton and Newnham Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Banks William, farmer
Booton Samuel, farmer
Brazier Thomas, farmer
Busy Benjamin, farmer
Butler William, farmer
Crundell Joseph, farmer
Davis Edward, farmer
Davis Francis, farmer
Draper Abraham, farmer
Good Thomas, farmer
Good Sarah, farmer
Good Benjamin, farmer
Handley Thomas, farmer
Jones William, farmer
Jones James, farmer
Knowles Stephen, farmer
Lane Joseph, farmer
Lells William, farmer
Mapp George, farmer
Mapp Stephen, farmer
Mound Thomas, farmer
Nash John, farmer
Phasey William, farmer
Scarrat Thomas, farmer
Smith John, farmer
Swann Ephraim, farmer
Taylor Thomas, farmer
Wall Thomas, farmer
Weaver Joseph, farmer
Wheeler Vincent, esq.
Wood Thomas, farmer

Source: S Lewis Worcestershire General and Commercial Directory for 1820.

Useful Websites


The Worcestershire and Dudley Historic Churches Trust Site


  • 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: Oswaldslow
  • Province: Canterbury

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