Eaton Bishop Herefordshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Other places in the parish include: Ruckhall

Parish church: St. Michael

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1588
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1661

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Madley
  • Stretton Sugwas
  • Kenchester
  • Breinton
  • Kingstone
  • Clehonger

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Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EATON-BISHOP, a parish in the district and county of Hereford; near the river Wye and the Hereford and Brecon railway, 4½ miles W by S of Hereford. It has a post office under Hereford. Acres, 2,229. Real property, £4,268. Pop., 465. Houses, 94. The property is divided chiefly among four. Eaton-Bishop House is the seat of the Phillips family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £444. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church was reported in 1859 as very bad. Goff's charities here and elsewhere have £450; and other charities here have £31.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch - Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court

Church Records

Bishop's transcripts for Eaton-Bishop, 1660-1853

Parish registers of Eaton-Bishop, 1588-1992

Church History

Cusop, Eaton Bishop, Vowchurch, Walterstone (Abbeydore Deanery), monumental inscriptions, 1662-1992

Cemeteries

Cusop, Eaton Bishop, Vowchurch, Walterstone (Abbeydore Deanery), monumental inscriptions, 1662-1992

Census

Cusop, Eaton Bishop, Vowchurch, Walterstone (Abbeydore Deanery), monumental inscriptions, 1662-1992

Land and Property

Belmont Abbey papers, 18th and 19th century

Taxation

Land tax assessments for the parish of Eaton-Bishop, 1777-1838

Directories

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

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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