Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Lanwarne

Parish church: St. John the Baptist

The Ancient Parish church of St John the Baptist was abandoned in 1864 due to repeated flooding.

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1675
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LLANWARNE, a parish in Ross district, Hereford; on an affluent of the river Wye, 4½ miles SE of TramInn r. station, and 6½ NW by W of Ross. It has a post office under Ross. Acres, 2,469. Real property, £1,043. Pop., 383. Houses, 76. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Sir H. Hoskyns, Bart.; and most of the land, to the Rev. D. Capper. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £300. Patron, the Rev. W. B. Mynors. The old church was a fine specimen of Saxon; consisted of nave, aisles, and chancel, with finely embattled tower; and contained many monuments and tablets; and the tower of it still stands. The new church was built in 1864, at a cost of £2,560; is in the decorated English style and cruciform, of local stone with Bath stone dressings; and has window tracery of Painswick stone. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £4.

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

Parish Records

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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

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Migration and Naturalisation Records

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Newspaper Archives

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Census Records

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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

Llanwarne Through Time

Llanwarne is now part of Herefordshire district.



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