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Hanley William, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Hanley William or Upper Hanley, a parish in Worcestershire, adjacent to Herefordshire, and near the river Teme, 4 miles SE of Newnham Bridge station on the Tenbury and Bewdley branch of the G.W.R., and 7 SE of Tenbury. Post town, Tenbnry. Acreage, 1165; population, 114. Hanley Court is the chief residence. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Eastham, in the diocese of Hereford. The church is of the 10th century, and was restored in 1866.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishHanley-William All Saints 
Poor Law unionTenbury 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictMalvern Hills
RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtWR15
Post TownTenbury Wells