Place:Cow Honeybourne, Gloucestershire, England

NameCow Honeybourne
Alt namesCow-Honeybournesource: alternate spelling
TypeChapelry, Civil parish
Coordinates52.095°N 1.831°W
Located inGloucestershire, England     ( - 1931)
Also located inWorcestershire, England     (1931 - )
See alsoKiftsgate Hundred, Gloucestershire, Englandhundred in which the parish was located until 1931
Pebworth Rural, Gloucestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1931
Evesham Rural, Worcestershire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1931-1974
Honeybourne, Worcestershire, Englandparish into which it merged in 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

Cow Honeybourne was originally a chapelry in the ancient parish of Church Honeybourne. However, Cow Honeybourne was located in Gloucestershire while Church Honeybourne was located in Worcestershire. Cow Honeybourne was part of the Kiftsgate Hundred.

While in Gloucestershire Cow Honeybourne was part of Pebworth Rural District from 1894 until 1931. It was then transferred to the Evesham Rural District in Worcestershire.

the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

In 1958 Church Honeybourne and Cow Honeybourne merged to make one parish named Honeybourne. Honeybourne is a mainly agricultural parish about 5 miles (8 km) east of Evesham. 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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