Bredenbury, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Bredenbury is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1607

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Bredenbury

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Bredenbury, or Bridenbury, a parish in Bromyard district, Hereford; 3 miles WNW of Bromyard, and 7 E by N of Dinmore (ex. par.) r. station. Post-town, Bromyard under Worcester. Acres, 545. Real property, £726. Pop., 52. Houses, 11. Bredenbury House is the chief residence; and there is an ancient camp. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £115. Patron, E. Higginson, Esq.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Bredenbury, 2 m. N.W. Bromyard. P. 46

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.


Bredenbury Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858


  • County: Herefordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Bromyard
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Frome
  • Poor Law Union: Bromyard
  • Hundred: Broxash
  • Province: Canterbury