Queenhill, Worcestershire Family History Guide


Queenhill is a chapelry of Ripple Ancient Parish in Worcestershire.

Other places in the parish include: Holdfast.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1733

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Queenhill

  • Bushley
  • Longdon
  • Upton upon Severn
  • Ripple

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

QUEENHILL, a hamlet and a chapelry in Ripple parish, Worcester. The hamlet lies adjacent to the river Severn, 2½ miles SSE of Upton r. station. Acres, 730. Real property, £1,315. Pop., 106. Houses, 23. The chapelry includes also the hamlet of Holdfast, and comprises 1,380 acres. Post-town, Upton-on-Severn. Real property, £2, 278. Pop., 196. Houses, 46. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the rectory of Ripple, in the diocese of Worcester. The church is good.

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

Worcestershire Delineated C. and J. Greenwood 1822

Queenhill – a hamlet and chapelry to the parish of Ripple, in the hundred of Pershore, lower division, 3 miles N.N.W. from Tewkesbury, and 107 from London; containing 18 inhabited houses. Population, 1801, 101 – 1811, no return – 1821, 94.

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.

Directories

Queenhill Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Holdfast and Eastington Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820

Administration

  • County: Worcestershire
  • Civil Registration District: Upton upon Severn
  • Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Rector of Ripple with Queenhill and Holdfast
  • Diocese: Worcester
  • Rural Deanery: Pershore
  • Poor Law Union: Upton upon Severn
  • Hundred: Pershore
  • Province: Canterbury


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