Colwall is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Other places in the parish include: North Hill.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. James

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1651
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Roman Catholic, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Colwall

Historical Descriptions of Colwall

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COLWALL, a parish in Ledbury district, Hereford; under the Malvern Hills, and on the Worcester and Hereford railway, 3¾ miles NE by N of Ledbury. It has a station on the railway, and a post office, of the name of Colwall-Green, under Malvern. Acres, 3, 771. Real property, £5, 714. Pop., 1,628. Houses, 290. The surface shares the scenery of the Hereford beacon on the Malvern Hills. A gold circlet, set with stones, was found, in 1850, at Wind’s point. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £540. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is decorated English, with a castellated tower; and contains some brasses and monuments. A school has £35 from endowment; and other charities £33.

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

Bankrupts

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.

Poole Thomas, Colwell, Herefordshire, dealer and Chapman, Dec. 26, 1826.

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Administration

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

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