Leinthall Earles Herefordshire Family History

St Andrew's parish church, Leinthall Earls, Herefordshire, seen from the southeast

Leinthall Earles is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Herefordshire, created in 1756 from a chapelry in Aymestrey Parish.

Parish church: St. Andrew
Parish registers begin: 1766

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Parishes adjacent to Leinthall Earles

Leinthall Earles Herefordshire

Historical Descriptions

A Topographical Dictionary of England

LEINTHALL (EARLS), a chapelry in that part of the parish of Aymestrey which is in the hundred of Wigmore, county of Hereford, 7 miles (S. W.) from Ludlow. The population is returned with the parish. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, endowed with £600 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Vicar of Aymestrey. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew. A charity school here is endowed with about £9 a year, and a house and garden for the master. There is also an almshouse.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831

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: Wigmore
  • Province: Canterbury

Credits

Photo of St Andrew’s parish church, Leinthall Earls, Herefordshire, seen from the southeast by Philip Pankhurst, some rights reserved.