Humber Herefordshire Family History Guide

Humber is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Risbury.

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1719
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Stoke Prior
  • Pencombe
  • Bodenham
  • Leominster
  • Marston Stannett
  • Docklow

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HUMBER, a parish in Leominster district, Hereford; on the river Lug, near the Leominster and Bromyard railway, 3¼ miles SE of Leominster. It includes the hamlet of Risbury; and its post town is Leominster. Acres, 1,494. Real property, £1,624. Pop., 251. Houses, 58. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to H. D. Burrs, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £170. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church has a tower, and is good. There is a free school.

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 Humber, 1660-1867

Parish registers for Humber, 1585-1984

Census

Census returns for Humber, 1841-1891

Taxation

Land tax assessments for the parish of Humber, 1783-1830

Directories

Humber Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

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