Clodock, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Clodock with Longtown

Parish church: St. Cleodocus; St Clydawg or Clydog

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1703
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1687

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Clodock

  • Longtown
  • Newton
  • Llanveynoe
  • Llancillo
  • Dulas
  • Rowlstone
  • Walterstone
  • Upper Cwmvoy
  • Oldcastle
  • Lower Cwmvoy

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CLODOCK, a village, a parish, and a sub-district in the district and county of Hereford. The village stands on the river Munnow, under the Black Mountains, 4½ miles W of Pontrilas r. station, and 15 SW of Hereford. The parish includes the chapelries of Longtown, Llanveynoe, Crasswall, and Newton; and its post town is Pontrilas, under Hereford. Acres, 17, 833. Real property, £10, 704. Pop., 1, 794. Houses, 372. The property is much subdivided. An old castle and a camp are here, on the line of Watling-street. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £222. Patron, W. Wilkins, Esq. The church is early English, with a tower, and good. The p. curacies of Longtown, Llanveynoe, Crasswall, and Newton are separate benefices. Charities, £40. The sub-district contains seven parishes. Acres, 28,404. Pop., 2,864. Houses, 578.

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


Clodock Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858


The Bankrupt Directory 1843

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.

Roberts Joseph, Clodoch Mills, Herefordshire; and Joseph Roberts, jun., Abergavenny; wine and spirit merchants and corn dealers, July 17, 1840.

London Gazette

Pursuant to the Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors in England THE COURT FOR RELIEF OF INSOLVENT DEBTORS
NB See the Notice at the end of these Advertisements
The following PRISONERS whose Estates and Effects have been vested in the Provisional Assignee by Order of the Court having filed their Schedules are ordered to be brought up before a Commissioner on Circuit to be dealt with according to the Statute as follows At the Court House at Hereford in the County of Hereford on Saturday the 15th day of February 1845 at Ten o Clock in the Forenoon precisely.

Edward Lewis late of Forist mill cottage Craswall parish of Clodock Herefordshire Hop Grower General Shopkeeper and Retailer of Cider

Parish Records

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County: Herefordshire
Civil Registration District: Hereford
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Brecon
Diocese: St David's
Rural Deanery: Brecknock
Poor Law Union: Dore
Hundred: Ewyas Lacey
Province: Canterbury