Stanford Bishop, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Stanford Bishop is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Herefordshire, created in 1745 from chapelry in Bromyard Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1699

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Stanford Bishop

  • Acton Beauchamp
  • Bishop's Frome with Fromes Hill
  • Avenbury
  • Bromyard
  • Suckley

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STANFORD-BISHOP, a parish in Bromyard district, Hereford; 3 miles SE of Bromyard r. station. Post town, Bromyard, under Worcester. Acres, 1,471. Real property, £1,806. Pop., 234. Houses, 49. The property is divided among a few. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £75. Patron, the Bishop of H. The church is ancient but good.

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


Stanford Bishop Littleburys Directory 1879

Stanford Bishop Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858


  • 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