Stockton on Teme


O.S. Ref: SO716673
14 miles N.W. of Worcester on the A443

Parish Church

St. Andrew

Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

Archdeaconry of Salop & Diocese of Hereford until 1876, Archdeaconry of Ludlow & Diocese of Hereford (1876-1919), Archdeaconry & Diocese of Worcester (1919-1921), Archdeaconry of Dudley & Diocese of Worcester (1921 - *) [25]


Lower Doddingtree [11] [25] [28]

Poor Law Union

Martley [3] [25]

Parish Registers at Worcestershire Archives

[Contact details]

    Coverage Source
Microform Christenings 1541-1963 [5]
  Marriages 1539-1963 [5]
  Burials 1539-1963 [5]
  Banns 1755-78 [5]
Transcripts General 1539-1812 [27]
1625-1812 [27]
Originals Christenings 1541-1992 [12]
  Burials 1539-1993 [12]

Bishops' Transcripts

Begin 1919 at Worcestershire Archives [22], earlier at Herefordshire Record Office

International Genealogical Index (IGI)


Parish Registers Births / Christenings 1539-1772; 1774-1812; 1814-1875

Monumental Inscriptions and Associated Documents


At BMSGH Reference Library [7]

At Worcestershire Archives [51]
Monumental inscriptions church & churchyard (1970)

At Society of Genealogists [59] :
STOCKTON ON TEME : Monumental Inscriptions: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 9 [Typescript.] IN: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 9 Published , 1970 Author Faraday, Michael Anthony (transcription.) STOCKTON ON TEME (St. Andrew) : Monumental Inscriptions: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 11 [Typescript.] IN: Worcestershire monumental inscriptions, vol. 11 Published Birmingham : Birmingham & Midland Society for Genealogy & Heraldry, 1991 Author Farmer, G R (transcription.) Source D: BMSGH

War Memorials

For a War Memorial to John Barber at St. Andrew's Church see:

For a War Memorial to John Poyner at St. Andrew's Church see:

For a War Memorial Stockton School now at St. Andrew's Church see:

Census Records

All the censuses between 1841 and 1901 are now available on a number of fee-paying (Subscription or PayAsYouGo) sites including,, and The 1911 census is available in full or in part on some of these sites. We are unable to advise on the choice of site since researchers' personal preferences will be influenced by the content and search facilities offered by each site. Some sites offer a free trial.

Access to the library edition of is widely available at most record offices, including Worcestershire Archives, and some libraries. You are advised to book time on their computers before making a visit.

A free-to-view site is being developed at for the 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871 and 1891 censuses. Coverage of Worcestershire parishes is rather sparse at this time.

Census returns can usually be viewed at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' Family History Centres.

Some repositories offer census details on microform, disc or printed copy. These include:

1841-1901 at Worcestershire Archives [14]

Search Services (Fee paying) - BMSGH and Independent

Burial 1660-1840 Worcestershire Burial Index
Marriage see Worcestershire Marriage Index

Schools Records

The records of schools and other educational establishments in this parish are detailed in a handlist available at Worcestershire Archives. The list refers to original documents so you will need to note the reference number and contact staff.


An extract from the Topographical Dictionary of England 1831 by Samuel Lewis:

STOCKTON, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of DODDINGTREE, county of WORCESTER, 7 ¼ miles (S. W.) from Bewdley, containing 168 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Salop, and diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £5.13. ll½ , and in the patronage of the Rev. T. Houlbrooke. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew. The river Teme runs through the parish.

Last Updated: 01/11/2016