Status: Ancient Parish

Civil Parish: Pencombe with Grendon Warren

Other places included in the parish: Grendon Warren

Parish church: St John

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1540
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PENCOMBE, a village and a parish in Bromyard district, Hereford. The village stands 4 miles WSW of Bromyard, and 6 E of Dinmore r. station; and has a post-office under Worcester. The parish contains also the hamlet of Marstone-Stannett, and comprises 4,590 acres. Real property, £4,276. Pop., 415. Houses, 76. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to J. H. Arkwright, Esq. About 302 acres are usually under hops. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £600. Patron, J. H. Arkwright, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1865, at a cost of £3,232; is in the transition Norman style; and consists of nave, chancel, and apse, with vestry, S porch, and SE tower. The p. curacy of Marstone-Stannett is a separate benefice.

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

Bankrupts

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.

Gough Fred. Wm., Pencombe, Herefordsh., dealer & Chapman, April 8, 1842.

Parish Records

Pencombe: 1818-1821

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