Hinton on the Green
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"HINTON-ON-THE-GREEN, a parish in the hundred of Tibaldstone, county Gloucester, 3 miles S.W. of Evesham, its post town. It is a station on the Oxford, Worcester, and Wolverhampton railway. The village, which is of small extent, and wholly agricultural, is situated on the river Isborne. It was anciently called Hynetune, and was given to Gloucester Abbey in 981. It was formerly a market town. Two-thirds of the rectorial tithes belong to the Bishop of Gloucester, and one-third to the rector. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £200. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, is an ancient structure, with a tower containing. five bells. John Addison B. Cresswell, Esq., is lord of the manor."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003] Additional Note:
|||The B. in "John Addison B. Cresswell" stands for BAKER. John Addison CRESSWELL, of Cresswell, Northumberland, changed his surname to CRESSWELL-BAKER within a year of marrying Elizabeth Mary REED on 25 June 1818 at Camberwell Church, Camberwell, London. She was the heiress of John BAKER of Spitalfields, London, and Hinton on the Green, Gloucs. Under the terms of his will in 1818 (PCC PROB 10/7405) the inheritor of Hinton on the Green had to add the name of BAKER to his own within 12 months. In 1825 (25 Aug) his surname was changed again to BAKER-CRESSWELL and the arms of the BAKER family (a goat) and CRESSWELL (a squirrel) were quartered together (See Burke's LG, 1965 Edn. p 173).
[This information kindly supplied by Terry Sancroft Baker 23 Dec 2005]
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