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Parish History

Ashperton St. Bartholomew, as of 1851 was a parish, in the union of Ledbury, 5¼ miles north by northwest Ledbury. [1]

Ashperton is a village and civil parish in the Ledbury district of Herefordshire [1]

Ashperton was formed as a chapelry of Stretton Grandison, Herefordshire Ancient parish.

The church of St Bartholomew, Church Lane, Ashperton has been designated as a grade II* listed building [2]

See also Herefordshire Churches. [3]

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

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records.

The Diocesan Record Office for Herefordshire has deposited Parish registers and Bishop's transcripts

Herefordshire Archive Service
Herefordshire Record Office
Harold Street
Hereford
HR1 2QX

Office Tel No: +44 (0)1432 260750
Email: archives@herefordshire.gov.uk

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Ashperton

See also Herefordshire Church Records

Census records

Census returns for Ashperton 1841-1891

FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition

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

Ledbury 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.

Herefordshire Probate Jurisdictions, Parishes A

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 88-90. Adapted. Date accessed: 12 June 2013.

 

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