Ashperton, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Ashperton is a chapelry of Stretton Grandison Ancient Parish in Herefordshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1538

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Ashperton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASHPERTON, a parish in Ledbury district, Hereford; on the Worcester and Hereford railway, near the river Frome, 5 miles NW of Ledbury. It has a station on the railway; and its Post Town is Ledbury. Acres, 1,741. Real property, £3,199. Pop., 534. Houses, 105. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy annexed to the vicarage of Stretton-Grandison, in the diocese of Hereford. The church is good.

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

Ashperton, 7 miles N.W. Ledbury. P. 604

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


Ashperton Kelly’s Herefordshire and Shropshire Directory 1941

Ashperton Kellys Herefordshire Directory 1863

Ashperton Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858

Ashperton Through Time



Social Structure


Boundary map

Census reports

Administration and Boundary Changes


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