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St Michael's Church, Knighton-on-Teme
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Knighton-on-Teme is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Worcestershire, created in 1843 from chapelry in Lindridge Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Kington on Teme

Parish registers begin: 1559

Parishes adjacent to Knighton-on-Teme

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KNIGHTON-ON-TEME, a chapelry in Lindridge parish, Worcester; on the river Teme, the Leominster canal, and the Tenbury railway, adjacent to Salop, 3 miles NE by E of Tenbury. Post town, Tenbury. Rated property, £3,858. Pop., 570. Houses, 123. The property is snbdivided. Newnham Court is the seat of Mrs. V. Wheeler. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £100. Patron, the Vicar of Lindridge. The church is tolerable.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

Knighton upon Teame, a chapelry in the parish of Lindridge, lower division of the hundred of Oswaldslow, but locally in the upper division of the hundred of Doddingtree, county of Worcester, 3¼ miles (E. N. E.) from Tenbury, containing, with Newham, 526 inhabitants.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Knighton – a hamlet and chapelry in the parish of Lindridge, and hundred of Oswaldslow, lower division, 3 miles E.S.E. from Tenbury, and 130 from London; containing 89 inhabited houses. Population, 1810, 531 – 1811, 532 – 1821, 526.

Source: Worcestershire Delineated: Being a Topographical Description of Each Parish, Chapelry, Hamlet, &c. In the County; with the distances and bearings from their respective market towns, &c. By C. and J. Greenwood. Printed by T. Bensley, Crane Court, Fleet Street, London, 1822.

Parish Records


Birth, Marriage, & Death

England and Wales Census 1851 to 1911

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920


Knighton and Newnham Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Useful Websites


The Worcestershire and Dudley Historic Churches Trust Site


  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Tenbury
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Burford
  • Poor Law Union: Tenbury
  • Hundred: Oswaldslow
  • Province: Canterbury