Orleton Worcestershire Family History Guide

Orleton is a chapelry of Eastham Ancient Parish in Worcestershire.

Parish registers begin: 1760

Parishes adjacent to Orleton

See Also Eastham and also Hanley Child

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870

Orleton, a chapelry in Eastham parish, Worcester; on the river Teme, 4½ miles S E of Neen-Sollers r. station, and 6½ E by S of Tenbury. Post-town, Tenbury. Acres, 538. Rated property, £757. Pop., 99. Houses, 20. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Eastham, in the diocese of Hereford. The church is good.

Source: Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Orleton – a hamlet and chapelry in the parish of Eastham, and hundred of Doddingtree, upper division, 6 miles E.S.E. from Tenbury, and 128 from London; containing 23 inhabited houses. A new chapel has lately been built by the inhabitants, who were liberally assisted by Sir Thomas Winnington and Col. Newport. Population, 1801, 89 – 1811, 111 – 1821, 135.

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.


Eastham (with Hanley William, Hanley Child and Orleton) Billings Directory 1855

Orleton Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Family History Links


The following records for Orleton are available free from FamilySearch.

England and Wales Census Records

New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924

Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954


  • 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: Doddingtree
  • Province: Canterbury

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