Dinedor, Herefordshire Genealogy

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Herefordshire Parishes

Guide to Dinedor, Herefordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Dinedor, Herefordshire
Dinedor St+Andrew Herefordshire.JPG
Dinedor St+Andrew Herefordshire.JPG
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Webtree
County Herefordshire
Poor Law Union Hereford
Registration District Hereford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1750
Bishop's Transcripts: 1661
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Hereford
Diocese Hereford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Dean of Hereford
Location of Archive
Herefordshire Record Office

Parish History

DINEDOR (St. Andrew), is a parish, in the hundred of Webtree, union and county of Hereford.[1]

Dinedor is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire. Dinedor Wikipedia

Dinedor St Andrew is an Ancient Parish in Herefordshire; the closure of the church at Holme Lacy, Herefordshire (Churches Conservation Trust) has meant that Dinedor with Holme Lacy worship in the parish church. A map of the parish boundary is available at A church near you

The church tower is believed to be 13th century but the rest of the building was rebuilt in 1867-1868 by F R Kempson and has been designated a grade II listed building by English Heritage British Listed Building


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

Links to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Parish registers for Dinedor, 1750-1943

Bishop's transcripts for Dinedor, 1661-1851

Land tax assessments for the parish of Dinedor, 1777-1838

The Diocesan record office for Herefordshire is

Herefordshire Archive Service
Herefordshire Record Office
Harold Street

Office Tel No: +44 (0)1432 260750
Email: archives@herefordshire.gov.uk

Deposited parish registers reference AL64 1567-1987

Census records

Census returns for Dinedor 1841-1891

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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.

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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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 55-58.Accessed and adapted 6 August, 2013.