West Hide, Herefordshire Genealogy
Guide to West Hide, Herefordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|West Hide, Herefordshire|
|Poor Law Union||Hereford|
|Parish registers: 1575; For more records see Stoke Edith|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1660|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Herefordshire Record Office|
WESTHIDE, a parish, in the hundred of Radlow, union and county of Hereford, 5½ miles (N. E. by E.) from Hereford. The parish is situated on the road from Hereford to Bromyard. The church is in the early English style, and contains some monuments to the Monningtons. 
Westhide (sometimes spelled West Hide in certain records) is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire.
Westhide St Bartholomew was originally formed as a chapelry of Stoke Edith, Herefordshire and dates from the late 12th century and 14th century.
An inscribed slab memorial for Richard Monyngton who died in 1524 and his wife Alice with 8 sons and 8 daughters is notable.
The church of St Bartholomew is the Ancient Parish Church and has been graded as a grade I listed building British listed building
See also Herefordshire Churches
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.
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
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add links 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 the FHC 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.
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 517-519. Accessed and adapted 2 July 2013.
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