Ocle Pychard, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Ocle Pychard is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Livers Ocle.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1773

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Ocle Pychard

  • Withington
  • Ullingswick
  • Felton
  • Stretton Grandison
  • Preston Wynne
  • Much Cowarne
  • West Hide
  • Morton Jeffries

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Historical Descriptions

Ocle Pychard

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

OCLE-PITCHARD, a parish in Bromyard district, Hereford; 3¼ miles N by W of Stoke-Edith r. station, and 6¾ S W by W of Bromyard. It includes Ocle-Livers; and its post town is Withington, under Hereford. Acres, 1, 507. Real property, £2, 709. Pop. in 1851, 221; in 1861, 299. Houses, 51. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to J. L. Harrison, Esq. The S side of the parish is traversed by the Hereford and Gloucester canal. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, not reported. Patron, T. Hill, Esq. The church is ancient; has a fine tower and some good painted windows; and was restored in 1869. There is a free school.

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

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Ocle-Pitchard, 6 m. S.W. Bromyard. P. 219.

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

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

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

Administration

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