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Parish History

CLODOCK (St. Cleodocus), a parish, in the hundred of Ewyaslacy, county of Hereford, 10 miles (N. N. E.) from Abergavenny. It contains the chapelries of Crasswall, Llanveynoe, and Longtown, and the township of Newton. [1]

Clodock is an Ancient Parish in Herefordshire from which the chapelries of Llanveynoe, Herefordshire and Longtown, Herefordshire were formed. Until 1856 the Ancient Parish was within the diocese of St David's the village and civil parish of Clodock became part of the civil parish of Longtown

The church is dedicated to St Clydawg (or Clydog) and has been designated a Grade I listed building by English Heritage British listed buildingClodock Wikipedia
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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 collectionClodock

Census records

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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

Dore 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

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References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 639-644. Accessed: 26 March, 2013.

 

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