Cusop, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1709
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Cusop

  • Dorstone
  • Craswell
  • Clifford
  • Michaelchurch Escley
  • Clyro
  • Hay-on-wye

Historical Descriptions of Cusop

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CUSOP, a parish in the district of Hay and county of Hereford; at the boundary with Brecon, near the Hereford and Brecon railway, 1¼ mile ESE of Hay. Post town, Hay, under Hereford. Acres, 2,294. Real property, £2,260. Pop., 218. Houses, 55. The property is much subdivided. The scenery is very beautiful. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £203. Patron, the Earl of Oxford. The church is old but good.

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

Parish Records

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Cusop Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Herefordshire
Civil Registration District: Hay
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Hereford
Rural Deanery: Weobley
Poor Law Union: Hay
Hundred: Ewyas Lacey
Province: Canterbury