Place:Church-Honeybourne, Worcestershire, England

Alt namesHoneybournesource: renamed 1958
TypeParish, Village
Coordinates52.095°N 1.831°W
Located inWorcestershire, England     ( - 1958)
Also located inHereford and Worcester, England     (1974 - 1998)
Worcestershire, England     (1998 - )
See alsoBlackenhurst (hundred), Worcestershire, Englandhundred of which the parish was a part
Evesham Rural, Worcestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1958
Wychavon District, Hereford and Worcester, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area 1974-1998
Wychavon District, Worcestershire, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area from 1998 onward
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Church-Honeybourne was a mainly agricultural parish in Worcestershire about 5 miles (8 km) east of Evesham on the border with Gloucestershire. In 1931 an adjacent parish on the Gloucestershire side of the border with the similar name of Cow-Honeybourne was transferred into Worcestershire. In 1958 the two parishes merged into a single parish which was named Honeybourne.

Poden was a hamlet in the original parish of Church-Honeybourne. Some sources refer to the parish as Church-Honeybourne-with-Poden.

RAF Honeybourne, just south of the village, was operational from 1940 until 1947.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Honeybourne.

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