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Queenhill, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Queenhill, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Ripple parish, Worcestershire. The township lies adjacent to the river Severn, 2½ miles SSE of Upton-on-Severn station on the M.R,, and 5 NW of Tewkesbury. Acreage, 688; population, 90. The ecclesiastical parish includes also the hamlet of Holdfast, and was constituted in 1880. Population, 170. Post town, Upton-on-Severn. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £335. Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. The church is Norman and Early English, and was restored in 1892. It contains an ancient brass and some monuments.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyWorcestershire 
Civil parishRipple 
HundredPershore 
Poor Law unionUpton-upon-Severn 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Queenhill from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Queenhill 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
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR8
Post TownWorcester