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Guide to Hampton Bishop, Herefordshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Hampton Bishop, Herefordshire
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Hampton Bishop St Andrew
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Grimsworth
County Herefordshire
Poor Law Union Hereford PLU
Registration District Hereford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1670
Bishop's Transcripts: 1669
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Hereford
Diocese Hereford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Dean of Hereford
Location of Archive
Herefordshire Record Office

Contents

Parish History

HAMPTON, BISHOP (St. Andrew), a parish, in the hundred of Grimsworth, union and county of Hereford, 3½ miles from Hereford.[1]


Hampton Bishop is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire. Hampton Bishop Wikipedia

Hampton Bishop St Andrew is an extensive Ancient Parish which included Tupsley and the Vineyard. Tupsley is a district of the town of Hereford parish boundary map

The half timbered parish church of St Andrew, Church Lane, Hampton Bishop has been designated asa grade I listed building British listed building

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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Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection
Hampton Bishop

Census records

Census returns for Hampton Bishop 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

Hereford 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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Web sites

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

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 391-396. Adapted. Date accessed: 30 Jan 2013

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