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Stanford on Teme, Worcestershire

Historical Description

Stanford-on-Teme, a parish in Worcestershire, 6 miles SE of Newnham Bridge station on the G.W.R., 8 N of Bromyard, and 8 SW of Stourport. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office, called Stanford Bridge, under Worcester. Acreage, 1272; population, 154. Stanford Court, the ancient seat of the Salweys and afterwards of the Winningtons, was burned down in 1882, but was rebuilt in 1886-88. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £198 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1768 and restored in 1894. It contains an altar tomb of the 14th century of Humphrey Salwey, marshal of the court to Henry VI., and monuments of the Winnington family.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishStanford St. Mary 
HundredDoddingtree 
Poor Law unionMartley 

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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.


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictMalvern Hills
CountyWorcestershire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtWR6
Post TownWorcester