Kenderchurch Herefordshire Family History Guide

Kenderchurch is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Herefordshire, created in 1750 from chapelry in Kentchurch, Herefordshire Ancient Parish.

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Alternative names: Howton, Kender Church

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1757
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1661

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Wormbridge
  • Kilpeck
  • Ewyas Harold
  • Kentchurch

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KENDERCHURCH, a parish in the district and county of Hereford; on the river Dore and the Hereford and Abergavenny railway, 1 mile NNE of Pontrilas r. station, and 2 SE of Abbeydore. Post town, Pontrilas, under Hereford. Acres, 783. Real property, £990. Pop., 99. Houses, 16. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £58. Patron, the Earl of Oxford. The church is ancient, was recently restored, and stands on an eminence.

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 Kenderchurch, 1661-1856

Parish registers for Kenderchurch, 1757-1834


Census returns for Kenderchurch, 1841-1891


Land tax assessments for the parish of Kenderchurch, 1777-1838


Kenderchurch Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858


Vision of Britain historical maps


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