Dinedor Herefordshire Family History Guide

Dinedor, an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Dyndor, Dynedor

Parish church: St. Andrew

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1750
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1661

Parishes near to Dinedor

  • Hampton Bishop
  • Upper and Lower Bullinghope
  • Holme Lacy
  • Aconbury

Other Places in the Parish: Rotherwas

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DINEDOR, a parish in the district and county of Hereford; on the Monmouth and Hereford railway. adjacent to the river Wye, 2½ miles SE by S of Hereford. Post town, Hereford. Acres, 1,678. Real property, £3,292. Pop., 270. Houses, 56. The property is all in one estate. Dinedor Hill is crowned by a Roman camp, supposed to be that of Ostorius Scapula; and commands a lovely view. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £315. Patron, Worcester College, Oxford. The church is good.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Dinedor, a parish in the hund. of Webtree, union and county of Hereford; 3 miles south-east by south of Hereford, west of the river Wye. Living, a rectory, a peculiar in the jurisdiction of the dean of Hereford; rated at £8 9s. 7d.; gross income £329. Patron, Worcester college, Oxford. There are about 20 acres of hops reared here. Acres 1,740. Houses 54. A. P. £2,024. Pop., in 1801, 274, in 1831, 314. Poor rates, in 1837, £132.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Parish Records

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death records, Census, Migration & Naturalization and Military records

Church records

Bishop's transcripts for Dinedor, 1661-1851

Parish registers for Dinedor, 1750-1943

Cemeteries

Herefordshire, Dinedor, monumental inscriptions

Census

Census returns for Dinedor, 1841-1891

Taxation

Land tax assessments for the parish of Dinedor, 1777-1838

Directories

The Post Office Directory Of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and The City Of Bristol 1863

Maps

Administration

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