St John the Baptist Church
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Claines is a small village just to the north of Worcester, England, on the east bank of the River Severn. Claines is situated in the heart of Worcestershire on the A449 between Worcester and Kidderminster. It has a church which dates from the 10th Century.
- Richard Moon (1814–1899) Chairman of the London and North Western Railway from June 1861 until he retired on 22 February 1891. He lived in Beverie, a small hamlet on the banks of the River Severn, in Claines parish from 1849 to 1863. At the vestry meeting on 24 April 1851 he was elected as Vicar's Churchwarden.
- Cricketer Edward Rowlands (1826-1860) was born here.
- Braine, Peter The Railway Moon pmb publishing, Taunton 2010 p32-36
- Braine, Peter The Railway Moon pmb publishing, Taunton 2010 p36
- "Edward Rowlands". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 30 January 2015.
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