Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Parish church: St. Andrew

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1745
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Pixley, a parish in Ledbury district, Hereford; 1 ¼ mile SSE of Ashperton r. station, and 3 ½ W by N of Ledbury. Post-town, Ledbury. Acres, 655. Real property, £948. Pop., 110. Houses, 18. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £102. Patron, Earl Somers. The church is ancient.

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


Pixley Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858

Pixley is a parish, in Radlow Hundred, Ledbury Union, and Hereford archdeaconry and diocese, 4 miles north-west from Ledbury. The living is a discharged rectory, value about £112. The Right Hon. Earl Somers is the patron. The church is a very small building, with a low wooden spire. The population, in 1851, was 76; acreage, 655. The soil is a stiff clay; it is the property of Earl Somers, principally.

Letters through Ledbury, which is the nearest money order office.

Baylis E., farmer, Knapp
Caldwell P., farmer, Mainstone Court farm
Mutlow James, farmer
Pope D., farmer
Slade F., farmer
Taylor Hannah, beer retailer
Taylor George, wheelwright & cattle dealer

Source: Edward Cassey & Co.: History, Topography, and Directory of Herefordshire. Printed by William Bailey, 107, Fishergate 1858.


Vision of Britain historical maps


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