Kingstone is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Parish church: St Michael

Parish registers begin: 1659

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Kingstone, a parish in the district and county of Hereford; 3½ miles NW by W of Tram-Inn r. station, and 6 SW of Hereford. Post town, Madley, under Hereford. Acres, 1,991. Real property, £3,386. Pop., 460. Houses, 109. The property is divided among a few. Part of the land is under hops. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Thruxton, in the diocese of Hereford. The church is Norman, was recently restored, has a new tower, and contains several monuments. There are a Baptist chapel, and charities £80.

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

Kingstone Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Kingstone, 6m. S.W. Hereford. P. 501.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

Kingstone, a parish in the hundred of Webtree, county of Hereford, 7 miles (W. S. W.) from Hereford, containing 406 inhabitants. The living is a discharged Vicarage, consolidated with the rectory of Thruxton, rated in the king’s books at £6. 6. 8., endowed with £200 royal bounty, and in the peculiar jurisdiction and patronage of the Dean of Hereford. The church is dedicated to St. Michael.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831


Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Rogers Thomas, Kingston, Herefordshire, innkeeper & victualler, May 8, 1838.

Parish Records

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England and Wales National Register, 1939

Probate and Court Records

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

Military Records

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  • 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: Dore
  • Hundred: Webtree
  • Province: Canterbury