Orleton Worcestershire Family History

Orleton is a chapelry of Eastham Ancient Parish in Worcestershire.

Parish registers begin: 1760

Parishes adjacent to Orleton

  • Eastham
  • Lindridge
  • Stanford on Teme
  • Stockton on Teme

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
Orlton Lewis Worcestershire Directory 1820


  • 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