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Hanley Child, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Hanley Child or Lower Hanley, a township and a chapelry in Eastham parish, Worcestershire, on the river Teme, near the boundary with Herefordshire, 4 miles SE by S of Tenbury. Post town, Tenbury. Acreage, 1191; population, 175. The church, which is a chapel of ease to Eastham, was built in 1815 and restored in 1872.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWorcestershire 
Civil parishEastham 
Poor Law unionTenbury 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hanley Child from the following:

Land and Property

The full transcript of the Worcestershire section of the Return of Owners of Land, 1873.


Online maps of Hanley Child are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Worcestershire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Worcestershire 1569 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictMalvern Hills
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtWR15
Post TownTenbury Wells