Stockton on Teme is an Ancient Parish in the county of Worcestershire.
Parish registers begin: 1539
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.
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.
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.