Stockton on Teme

Stockton on Teme Church by Philip Halling

Stockton on Teme Worcestershire Family History

Stockton on Teme is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.

Parish registers begin: 1539

Parishes adjacent to Stockton on Teme

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Stockton, a parish in the lower division of the hund. of Doddingtree, union of Martly, county of Worcester; 7 miles south-south-west of Bewdley, watered by the Teme. Living, a discharged rectory in the archd. of Salop and dio. of Hereford; rated at £5 13s. 11½d.; gross income £274. Patron, in 1841, W. Raymond, Esq. In 1835 hops were cultivated in this parish to the extent of 48½ acres. Acres 610. Houses 39. A.P. £1,307. Pop., in 1801, 108; in 1831, 113. Poor rates, in 1838, £64 4s. Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Stockton – a parish in the hundred of Doddingtree, lower division, 14 miles N.W. from Worcester, and 126 from London; containing 28 inhabited houses. The church is an ancient building, and though not mentioned in Doomsday-book, appears of Saxon architecture. Over the arched entrance, is a stone rudely carved, which is difficult to decipher. The living is a rectory, in the diocese of Hereford, and archdeaconry of Salop; Rev. Mr. Pearson, incumbent; patron, Rev. T. Houlbrooke. Population, 1801, 108 – 1811, 120 – 1821, 168. 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.

Directories

Stockton – Billings Directory 1855

Administration

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

Credits

Photo of Stockton-on-Teme church. Stockton-on-Teme is dedicated to St Andrew. The nave is c.1130-40 and the timber porch dates from the 14th century. The chancel is later built of brick in 1718. by Philip Halling, some rights reserved.