Linton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Broomsash, Brooms Ash.

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Linton near Ross

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1570
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Particular Baptist.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LINTON, a village and a parish in the district of Newent, and county of Hereford. The village stands on the boundary line between the country of Hereford and Gloucester, 4½ mile ENE of Ross r. station; and has a post office under Ross. The parish comprises 2,775 acres. Real property, £5,081, of which £100 are in quarries. Pop., 915. Houses, 211. The manor belongs to John Wright, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £555. Patron, St. John’s College, Oxford. The church is ancient, and has a tower and spire. There are a Baptist chapel and a slightly endowed school.

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


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.

Colwell William, Broomsash, Herefordshire. timber merchant, March 31, 1837.

White Joseph, Eecleswall court, Linton, Herefordshire, miller, Nov. 5, 1830.

Parish Records

FamilySearch – Free

Birth Marriage and Death Records

England, Herefordshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1583-1898

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

England Marriages, 1538–1973

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977


Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Grave Indexes

BillionGraves Index

Find A Grave Index

Migration and Naturalisation Records

Migration Records at FamilySearch

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries

Census Records

England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales National Register, 1939

Probate and Court Records

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

Military Records

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners’ Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920


Vision of Britain historical maps


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