Canon Pyon, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Canon Pyon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Alternative names: Canon Pion

Parish church: St Lawrence

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1707
  • Bishop's Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Canon Pyon

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CANON-PYON, a parish in Weobly district, Hereford; 4 miles SE of Weobly, and 4½ WNW of Moreton r. station. It has a post office under Hereford. Acres, 3,706. Real property, £5,630. Pop., 768. Houses, 172. The property is much subdivided. Canon-Pyon House is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, not reported. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Hereford. The church is early English, in tolerable condition; and has a large old font and a screen.

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

Canon-Pion, 8 m. N.W. Hereford. P. 681

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


Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Turberville John, Canon Pion, Herefordshire, timber dealer, Jan. 24, 1824.


Canon Pyon Herefordshire 1914

Canon Pyon

Baugh Jas., grocer, etc., Westhope.
Brierley Geo. M., Pyon house.
Bulmer Rev. Geo. Fredk., M.A., The Vicarage.
Clark Thos. Colebatch, Badnage ct.
Cooke Wm. H. A., Derndale house.
Davies Jas., farmer, The Parks.
Davies Wm. John, farmer, Snire Glatt.
Derry Jas. Chas., schoolmaster, School house.
Evans David John, licsd. vict., Plough inn.
Forsbrook Mrs. H., shopkeeper and carrier, Bush Bank stores.
Griffiths Thos. Hy., farmer, Fullbridge.
Hamer the Misses, The Mill, Kinford (Wellington).
James W. H., farmer, Nupton.
Kinch Fredk., White house.
Kitchen Wm., farmer, Oak farm.
Lewis Geo., farmer, Brick house.
Lewis Hy., farmer, Lawton's Hope.
Patrick Frank, postmaster, builder, etc., Post office.
Patrick Geo. Sandford, licd. vict., grocer, baker, and farmer, Nag's Head inn.
Phillips Mrs., farmer, Upper Derdale.
Preece John, farmer, Little Derndale.
Rogers Arthur John, farmer, Nupton hill.
Southall Jas., farmer, Court farm.
Southall Geo., wheelwright, etc., The Parks.
Steele John (John Steele & Son), agricultural implement maker & blacksmith, Perseverance place.
Thomas Chas., farmer, Greater Nupton.
Thomas David Wm. Bowyer, Great house.
Vaughan Herbt., assist. overseer and registrar of births & deaths, etc., Upper house (Westhope).
Vaughan Jos. C., farmer, Lower house, Westhope.
Yeomans Herbert Hy., farmer, The Crown farm.
Yeomans John Herbert, farmer, Lower Derndale.
Yeomans Wm. Herbert, farmer, Kinford (Wellington).

Source: The Hereford Journal Directory 1914. Second Issue. Hereford: The Herefordshire Press & Printing Co., Ltd., Offa House.


  • County: Herefordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Weobley
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Dean of Hereford
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Hereford
  • Poor Law Union: Weobley
  • Hundred: Grimsworth
  • Province: Canterbury