Eyton Herefordshire Family History Guide

Eyton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Herefordshire, created in 1740 from chapelry in Eye Ancient Parish.

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1682
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1681

Adjacent Parishes

  • Eye
  • Kingsland
  • Leominster
  • Yarpole

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EYTON, a parish in Leominster district, Hereford; on the river Lug, near the Shrewsbury and Hereford railway, 2 miles NW of Leominster. Post town, Leominster, Acres, 964. Real property, £1,855. Pop., 155. Houses, 29. The property is divided among a few. Eyton Hall is an elegant mansion. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £98. Patrons, the Governors of Lucton school. The church is Norman, and was recently restored.

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

Parish Records

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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: Leominster
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Leominster
  • Poor Law Union: Leominster
  • Hundred: Wolphy
  • Province: Canterbury