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Guide to '''Herefordshire ancestry, family history and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.
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===County Information===
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Herefordshire, or Hereford, is an inland county contiguous to Wales in [[England Genealogy|England]]. In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Herefordshire like this:
  
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"Herefordshire, an inland co. on the SE. border of Wales, and bounded N. by Shropshire and Worcestershire, E. by Worcestershire and Gloucestershire, S. by Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire, and W. by Monmouthshire, Radnorshire, and Brecknockshire; greatest length N. and S. 38 miles, greatest breadth E. and W. 35 miles; 532,918 ac., pop. 121,062. The co. is almost circular in form, and its surface shows a series of quiet and beautiful undulations. It is watered by the Wye, Lugg, Monnow, Arrow, and Frome, also the Teme. . . ."
  
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== Jurisdictions  ==
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| bgcolor="#dddddd" align="center" valign="middle" height="30" | <center>Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Herefordshire '''parishes:'''<br>[[Herefordshire Parishes#A|A]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#B|B]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#C|C]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#D|D]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#E|E]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#F|F]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#G|G]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#H|H]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#I|I]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#J|J]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#K|K]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#L|L]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#M|M]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#N|N]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#O|O]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#P|P]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#Q|Q]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#R|R]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#S|S]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#T|T]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#U|U]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#V|V]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#W|W]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#X|X]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#Y|Y]] [[Herefordshire Parishes#Z|Z]]</center>
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Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Herefordshire.
  
Use an [http://maps.familysearch.org interactive map ]to find jurisdictions for each parish in Herefordshire.
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=== Civil Registration Districts  ===
  
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[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/REG/hef.htm List of Herefordshire Civil Registration Districts]
  
When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Herefordshire was divided into a number of registration districts, each containing several parishes.&nbsp;&nbsp;The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place.&nbsp; Click [http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/REG/hef.htm here]&nbsp;to see&nbsp;a list of the&nbsp;civil districts in Herefordshire and the parishes covered by each.&nbsp; Read more about [[England Civil Registration]].
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*Herefordshire Resources and help pages on [http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?board=16.0 RootsChat Herefordshire Resources and help pages. (Free)].
  
See a list of the [[Herefordshire Parishes|parishes]] of Herefordshire with links to articles.
 
  
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Before 1858, every town and parish in Herefordshire was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.&nbsp; To read more about probate records and see a list of Herefordshire towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to [[Herefordshire Probate Records|Herefordshire Probate Records]].<br>
 
 
 
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Here is a list of web sites and/or web pages for Herefordshire and a few of its parishes. Visit [http://fhlfavorites.info/Links/British/England/herefordshire.htm FHLFavorites.info].
 
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|South    = [[Monmouthshire Genealogy|Monmouthshire]], ''Wales'' [[Gloucestershire Genealogy|Gloucestershire]]
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|Southwest = [[Monmouthshire Genealogy|Monmouthshire]], ''Wales''
|West      = [[Radnorshire]], ''Wales''<br />[[Breconshire]], ''Wales''
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Guide to Herefordshire ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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County Information

Herefordshire, or Hereford, is an inland county contiguous to Wales in England. In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Herefordshire like this:

"Herefordshire, an inland co. on the SE. border of Wales, and bounded N. by Shropshire and Worcestershire, E. by Worcestershire and Gloucestershire, S. by Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire, and W. by Monmouthshire, Radnorshire, and Brecknockshire; greatest length N. and S. 38 miles, greatest breadth E. and W. 35 miles; 532,918 ac., pop. 121,062. The co. is almost circular in form, and its surface shows a series of quiet and beautiful undulations. It is watered by the Wye, Lugg, Monnow, Arrow, and Frome, also the Teme. . . ."

Parishes

Click on a letter for a list of Wiki page links to Herefordshire parishes:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Use an interactive map to find jurisdictions for each parish in Herefordshire.

Civil Registration Districts

List of Herefordshire Civil Registration Districts

Websites