Dinmore, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Status: Extra-parochial liberty

Alternative names: Dinmore Preceptory, Dynemore

Parish church: St John of Jerusalem

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Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Wisteston
  • Canon Pyon
  • Hope under Dinmore
  • Wellington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DINMORE, or Dinmore-Preceptory, an extra-parochial tract in the district and county of Hereford; on the Shrewsbury and Hereford railway, 7 ¾ miles N of Hereford. It has a station on the railway. Acres, 570. Real property, £567. Pop., 42. Houses, 7. A Templars' preceptory was founded here in the time of Henry II.; and the chapel of it was recently restored. Dinmore House, an old mansion, is the seat of S. Babbington, Esq.

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

Dinmore, or Dynemore, an extra-parochial liberty in Grimsworth hund., county of Hereford; 7 miles north by west of Hereford. Leland, in his Itin. vol. iv. p. 90, says, "There standeth a little by the west of the very toppe of Dinemore-hill, on the left hand as I roade, a commandry with a fayre place that belonged to the order of the knights of St. John of Hierusalem in London." Acres 640. Houses 2. Pop., in 1801, 15; in 1831, 21.

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

Directories

Dinmore Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858

Parish Records

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Census

Census returns for Dinmore, 1841-1891

Maps

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Administration

County: Herefordshire
Civil Registration District: Hereford
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Diocese:
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Poor Law Union: Hereford
Hundred: Grimsworth
Province: Canterbury