Upper Sapey, Herefordshire Genealogy
|Upper Sapey, Herefordshire|
Upper Sapey St Michael and All Angels Herefordshire
|Poor Law Union||Bromyard|
|Parish registers: 1679|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1660|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Herefordshire Record Office|
SAPEY, UPPER (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Bromyard, hundred of Broxash, county of Hereford, 6½ miles (N. N. E.) from Bromyard. In the neighbourhood are the remains of a Roman camp.
Upper Sapey St Michael is an Ancient parish part of whose boundary forms the county boundary with neighbouring parishes of Eastham, Worcestershire Stanford on Teme, Worcestershire Clifton on Teme, Worcestershire and Lower Sapey, Worcestershire.
The village and civil parish is Upper Sapey Upper Sapey Wikipedia
The church of St Michael has been designated as a grade II" listed building British listed building
See Herefordshire Churches Upper Sapey St Michael
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.
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.
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. 15-20. Accessed and adapted 22 May, 2013.
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