Pudlestone, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Status: Pudlestone Ancient Parish was succeeded by Pudleston with Whyle Ecclesiastical Parish

Other places in the parish include: Brockmanton, Whyle, and While.

Alternative names: Puddlestone, Pudleston with Whyle, Puddlestone with While, Pudleston

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1566
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Pudleston

Historical Descriptions

Pudleston

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PUDDLESTONE, a parish in Leominster district, Hereford; adjacent to Worcestershire, 4½ miles E of Leominster r. station. It includes the quondam parish of While, and contains the township of Brockmanton. Post-town, Leominster. Acres, 1,743. Real property, 2,220. Pop., 349. Houses, 74. The property is much subdivided. The manor, with P. House, belongs to E. Chadwick, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £276. Patron, E. Chadwick, Esq. The church is good.

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

Puddlestone with While, 6 miles E. Leominster. P. 277.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

PUDDLESTONE (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Leominster, hundred of Wolphy, county of Hereford, 5¾ miles (E. by N.) from Leominster; containing, with the township of Brockmanton, 277 inhabitants. It is situated on the borders of Worcestershire, and comprises 1706 acres. The living is a discharged rectory, with the living of While (which, according to tradition, was formerly a distinct parish), valued in the king's books at £7. 17. 8½.; net income, £276; patron, E. Chadwick, Esq.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Brockmanton

Leonard's Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Brockmanton, included in Puddlestone parish.

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

Administration

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