Pembridge with Moorcourt, Herefordshire Genealogy
|Pembridge with Moorcourt, Herefordshire|
|Poor Law Union||Kington|
|Parish registers: 1564|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1660|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Herefordshire Record Office|
PEMBRIDGE (St. Peter), a parish, and formerly a borough, in the union of Kington, hundred of Stretford, county of Hereford, 15½ miles (N. W. by N.) from Hereford. The church is a large and lofty structure, with a detached steeple of curious construction. The Wesleyans have places of worship; and there is another belonging to the Home Missionary Society. Two schools are supported by an endowment; they are conducted on the national system.
Pembridge is a town and civil parish in Herefordshire , see Pembridge Wikipedia
Pembrdge St Mary is an Ancient Parish; see Church website for history and a tour of the church.
The Parish church of St Mary, Bearwood Lane, Pembridge has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
See Herefordshire Churches for image and history of the church for genealogists.
The redundant Roman Catholic chapel of the Holy Family which is now a private house in Church Road, Pembridge and dates from 1863 for the Snead-Cox family of Broxwood Court has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building
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.
This parish was withinPresteigne registration district
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
Office Tel No: +44 (0)1432 260750
Link to the Family History Library showing the film numbers in their collection Pembridge
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.
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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.
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
Poor Law Unions
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.
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 542-545. Accessed and adapted 9 April, 2013.
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