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|Hereford St Martin, Herefordshire|
Hereford St Martin Herefordshire
|Poor Law Union||Hereford PLU|
|Parish registers: 1559|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1672|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Dean of Hereford|
|Location of Archive|
|Herefordshire Record Office|
HEREFORD, an ancient city, having separate jurisdiction, and the head of a union, locally in the hundred of Grimsworth, county of Hereford, of which it is the chief town, 135 miles (W. N. W.) from London; containing, exclusively of the townships of Lower Bullingham and Grafton, in the parish of St. Martin, hundred of Webtree. The parish is one of several in this city of which the principal is the Cathedral, dedicated to St Mary and St Ethelbert (which see). With St Martin's here's a list of chapels and ecclesiastical parishes within the city:
- Hereford All Saints
- Hereford St John the Baptist
- Hereford St Nicholas
- Hereford St Owen
- Hereford St Peter
- Hereford Cathedral (St Mary and St Ethelbert)
St Martin's Parish registers commence from 1559. 
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.
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Hereford St Martin
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The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.
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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.
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