Moreton on Lugg, Herefordshire Genealogy

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Moreton on Lugg, Herefordshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Grimsworth
County Herefordshire
Poor Law Union Hereford
Registration District Hereford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1759
Bishop's Transcripts: 1681
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Weston
Diocese Hereford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar Prebend of Moreton Magna or Morton-on-Lugg
Location of Archive
Herefordshire Record Office

Parish History

MORTON-UPON-LUG (St. Andrew), a parish, in the hundred of Grimsworth, union and county of Hereford, 4¼ miles (N.) from Hereford. [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

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

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

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 345-350. Accessed and adapted 12 March, 2013.

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