Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Moreton Magna, Moreton upon Lugg, Morton on Lugg

Parish church: St. Andrew

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1759
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1681

Nonconformists include:

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Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MORETON-UPON-LUGG, a village and a parish in the district and county of Hereford. The village stands on the river Lug, adjacent to the Shrewsbury and the Hereford railway, 4 ¼ miles N of Hereford; and has a station on the railway. The parish comprises 885 acres. Post town, Hereford. Real property, £1,480. Pop., 77. Houses, 12. The property belongs to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £212. Patron, the Prebendary of Moreton-Magna. The church is ancient, and has a tower.

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

Parish Records

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England, Herefordshire Bishop’s Transcripts, 1583-1898

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

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England Marriages, 1538–1973

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

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Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

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

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

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Moreton-on-Lugg Herefordshire 1914


Bishop Henry, farmer and surveyor of roads to the Hereford R.D.C., Brook farm.
Dawe H. Abraham, farmer, Lower house.
Hart Mrs. Emily Mary, farmer, Church house.
Hill Mrs. Harriett, Moreton court.
Holland James, stationmaster.
Pantall Thos., farmer, Upper Ho.
Ralph, Preece, Davies and Co., coal, coke and lime merchants.
Rosenstock Rudolph, Marsh house.
Stentiford Sydney, head gardener, Moreton Court.
Taylor Rev. Charles Hy., B.A. (rector).
(Assistant overseer: Thirlwall H. P., 9, Breinton Road, Hereford).

Source: The Hereford Journal Directory 1914. Second Issue. Hereford: The Herefordshire Press & Printing Co., Ltd., Offa House.


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