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Guide to Brampton Abbotts, Herefordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Brampton Abbotts, Herefordshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Greytree
County Herefordshire
Poor Law Union Ross PLU
Registration District Ross
Records begin
Parish registers: 1561
Bishop's Transcripts: 1661
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ross
Diocese Hereford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Herefordshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Brampton Abbotts was formed as a Norman chapelry in Ross, Herefordshire Ancient Parish and in 1671 as an Ecclesiastical parish. The village and civil parish is north of Ross on Wye Brampton Abbots Wikipedia

The church of St Michael and All Angels has been designated as a grade II* listed building British listed building

See Brampton Abbotts St Michael and All Angels

BRAMPTON-ABBOTS (St. Michael), is a parish in the union of Ross, hundred of Greytree, and county of Hereford, 1 mile (N.) from Ross. [1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

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Family History Library film numbers in their collection Brampton Abbotts

Census records

Census returns for Brampton Abbotts 1841-1891

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Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.

Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)

The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

Ancestry UK Census Collection

Find my Past census search 1841-1901

Poor Law Unions

Ross Poor Law Union,Herefordshire

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Herefordshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Websites

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/HEF/BramptonAbbots/index.html

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References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 339-343. Adapted. Date accessed: 12 June 2013.

 

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