Edvin Ralph, Herefordshire Genealogy
|Edvin Ralph, Herefordshire|
Edwyn Ralph St Michael & All Angels Herefordshire
|Poor Law Union||Bromyard|
|Parish registers: 1651|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1624|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Herefordshire Record Office|
EDVIN-RALPH, a parish, in the union of Bromyard, hundred of Wolphy, though locally in the hundred of Broxash, county of Hereford, 2 miles (N.) from Bromyard. 
Edwyn Ralph is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire near Bromyard.
Edwyn Ralph St Michael is an Ancient Parish which includes Butterley within its boundaries.
The church of St Michael was restored in 1862 and 1885 but dates from the 12th century in part and has been designated a grade II* listed building by English Heritage. British Listed building
See also Edwyn Ralph St Michael
A transcription of the 1863 Post Office of Herefordshire adopts Edvin Ralph as the spelling transcription by Barbara Haner
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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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.
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- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 147-150. Accessed and adapted 6 August, 2013.