Bullingham, Herefordshire

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(Parish History)
 
Line 1: Line 1:
== Parish History ==
+
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Herefordshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Herefordshire Parishes]]
 +
== Parish History ==
 +
 
 
BULLINGHAM, a parish, in the hundred of Webtree, union and county of Hereford, 2 miles (S.)from Hereford; containing 412 inhabitants, of whom 129 are in Upper, and 283 in Lower, Bullingham. This parish comprises 1679 acres, of which 705 are in Upper Bullingham; it is bounded on the north by the River Wye, and is intersected by the road from Hereford to Ross.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., '''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50842 A Topographical Dictionary of England] (1848), pp. 428-431. Adapted.  Date accessed: 14 February 2013.</ref>
 
BULLINGHAM, a parish, in the hundred of Webtree, union and county of Hereford, 2 miles (S.)from Hereford; containing 412 inhabitants, of whom 129 are in Upper, and 283 in Lower, Bullingham. This parish comprises 1679 acres, of which 705 are in Upper Bullingham; it is bounded on the north by the River Wye, and is intersected by the road from Hereford to Ross.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., '''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50842 A Topographical Dictionary of England] (1848), pp. 428-431. Adapted.  Date accessed: 14 February 2013.</ref>
 +
 +
<br>
 +
== 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 [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
 +
 +
==== Church records  ====
 +
 +
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. <br>
 +
 +
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection <br>{{FHL|England%2C+Hereford%2C+Upper Bullingham|subject|disp=Upper Bullingham}} <br><br>
 +
 +
==== Census records  ====
 +
 +
See [[Herefordshire Census]]
 +
 +
FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through [http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
 +
 +
[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:England_Family_History_Centres] to locate local Family History Centres in UK
 +
 +
[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Introduction_to_LDS_Family_History_Centers] to locate outside UK.
 +
 +
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.
 +
 +
[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/group/ukicen/UK_Census_Collection.aspx+ Ancestry UK Census Collection]
 +
 +
[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]
 +
 +
<br>
 +
 +
Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.
 +
 +
The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&sourceid=1&utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&utm_medium=Key+Keywords&utm_campaign=1911+census+ Find my Past 1911 census search]<br>
 +
 +
==== 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|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  ==
 +
 +
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
 +
 +
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
 +
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 +
 +
== Web sites  ==
 +
 +
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
 +
 +
[[Category:Herefordshire]]

Revision as of 03:37, 14 February 2013

England Gotoarrow.png Herefordshire Gotoarrow.png Herefordshire Parishes

Contents

Parish History

BULLINGHAM, a parish, in the hundred of Webtree, union and county of Hereford, 2 miles (S.)from Hereford; containing 412 inhabitants, of whom 129 are in Upper, and 283 in Lower, Bullingham. This parish comprises 1679 acres, of which 705 are in Upper Bullingham; it is bounded on the north by the River Wye, and is intersected by the road from Hereford to 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

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.

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

Census records

See Herefordshire Census

FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through FHC Portal: Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

[1] to locate local Family History Centres in UK

[2] to locate outside UK.

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


Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.

The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.Find my Past 1911 census search

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

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

Web sites

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


Cite error: <ref> tags exist, but no <references/> tag was found