How Caple Herefordshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St Andrew and St Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1677
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1661

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Fownhope
  • Brockhampton
  • Sollers Hope
  • Foy
  • Yatton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HOW-CAPLE, a village and a parish in Ross district, Hereford. The village stands near the river Wye, 2¾ miles ENE of Fawley r. station, and 4½ NNE of Ross; and has a post office under Ross. The parish comprises 1,018 acres. Real property, £1,918. Pop., 161. Houses, 29. The manor belongs to Mrs. Coleman and Mrs. Holt. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Sollers-Hope, in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £344. Patron, Mrs. S. Stackhouse. The church has a pinnacled tower.

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

Parish Records

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Church Records

Bishop's transcripts for How-Caple, 1661-1849

Parish registers for How-Caple, 1677-1812


Census returns for How-Caple, 1841-1891


Land tax assessments for the parish of How-Caple, 1747-1830


How Caple Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858


Vision of Britain historical maps


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