Bromyard, Herefordshire Genealogy
Guide to Bromyard, Herefordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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|Poor Law Union||Bromyard|
|Parish registers: 1538|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1661|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Herefordshire Record Office|
Bromyard St Peter is an Ancient Parish in the town and civil parish of Bromyard and Winslow; the parish boundaries included Linton Winslow and Norton. The chapelry of Brockhampton (near Bromyard), Herefordshire was formed from this parish. see Bromyard and Winslow Wikipedia and Bromyard Wikipedia
The church of St Peter Church Lane Bromyard has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building
The Congregational Church,Sherford Street Bromyard, which dates from the early 1800's has been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building
BROMYARD (St. Peter), a market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Broxash, county of Hereford, 14 miles North East of Hereford, and 126 miles North West of London.
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.
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Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection
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 theFHC 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
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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 400-405. Date accessed: 22 August 2012