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Orleton, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Orleton, a chapelry in Eastham parish, Worcestershire, on the river Teme, 4½ miles SE of Newnham Bridge station on the Bewdley and Tenbury branch of the G.W.R., and 6½ E by S of Tenbury. Post town, Stanford Bridge; telegraph office, Newnham Bridge. Acreage, 546; population, 118. The living is a chapelry, annexed to the rectory of Eastham, in the diocese of Hereford.

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 Orleton from the following:

Land and Property

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


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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 districtWR6
Post TownWorcester