Hope Mansell, Herefordshire Genealogy

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Hope Mansell, Herefordshire
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Hope Mansell St Michael, Herefordshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Greytree
County Herefordshire
Poor Law Union Ross
Registration District Ross
Records begin
Parish registers: 1556
Bishop's Transcripts: 1661
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ross
Diocese Hereford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Herefordshire Record Office

Parish History

HOPE-MANSELL (St. Michael), is a parish, in the union of Ross, hundred of Greytree, county of Hereford, 5 miles (S. E. by S.) from Ross. [1]

Hope Mansell St Michael is an Ancient Parish; the church dates from the early 14th century but incorporates remains from the 12th century and has been designated a grade II listed building by English Heritage 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
Hope Mansell

Census records

See Herefordshire Census

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[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



Poor Law Unions

Ross 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.

Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 545-547. Adapted 20 Feb 2013
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