Edvin Loach, Worcestershire Genealogy
Guide to Edvin Loach, Worcestershire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Edvin Loach, Worcestershire|
|Poor Law Union||Bromyard|
|Parish registers: 1576; For more records see Clifton upon Teme|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1614|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Worcestershire Record Office|
EDVIN-LOACH, a parish in the union of Bromyard, Upper division of the hundred of Doddingtree, Hundred-House and E. divisions of the county of Worcester, though locally in the hundred of Broxash, county of Hereford, 3 miles (N. by E.) from Bromyard. The church lies in the south part of the parish.
Edvin Loach is a village within the civil parish of Edvin Loach and Saltmarshe in Herefordshire Edvin Loach Wikipedia
Edvin Loach was formed originally as a chapelry of Clifton on Teme, Worcestershire Ancient Parish in the 11th century.
The ruins of the old Church of St Mary have been designated as a grade II listed building British listed building
The parish church of St Mary dates from around 1860 and was designed by G G Scott to replace its ancient predecessor and has been designated as a grade C listed building British listed building
John Harnden The Parish Registers of Herefordshire, J Harnden, 1987, ISBN 0 9512347 0 6 describes Edvin Loach as a formerly detached part of Worcestershire in Herefordshire until 1893 when it transferred to Herefordshire and the civil parish of Edvin Loach and Saltmarshe was formed. This is not apparent in gazeteer entries like transcription 1868 National Gazetteer by Colin Hinson or Samuel A. Lewis "A Topographical Dictionary of England" (1848), pp. 147-150. British History Online
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.
Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Edvin Loach
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Worcestershire 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). Date accessed and adapted: 06 October 2013.
Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
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