Dulas was formed as an Ecclesiastical Parish in Herefordshire from a chapelry in Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire Ancient Parish in 1741.

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Alternative names: Dewlas

Parish church: St. Michael

Parish registers begin:

* Parish registers: 1770
* Bishop’s Transcripts: 1818

Nonconformists include:

Parishes near to Dulas

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DULAS, a parish in the district and county of Hereford; on an affluent of the river Monnow, 2½ miles NW of Pontrilas r. station and 12 SW of Hereford. Post town, Abbey-dore, under Hereford. Acres, 845. Real property, £690. Pop., 76. Houses, 13. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £75. Patron, James Hopton, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1867.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

DULAS (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Dore, hundred of Webtree, county of Hereford, 13½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Hereford; containing 60 inhabitants. The surface of the parish is highly undulated, and consists of 797 acres. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £75; patron, James M. P. Hopton, Esq.; impropriators, Mr. Hopton and the Rev. Henry Burton. The great tithes have been commuted for £25, and those of the incumbent for £42.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848


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

Parish Records

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

Church records

Bishop’s transcripts for Dulas, 1818-1851

Parish registers for Dulas, 1757-1847

Church records – Indexes

Parish register printouts of Dulas, Hereford, England ; christenings, 1818-1850


Census returns for Dulas, 1841-1891


Land tax assessments for the parish of Dulas, 1777-1836



  • 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: Webtree
  • Province: Canterbury

Similar Posts