Tedstone Delamere Herefordshire Family History Guide

Tedstone Delamere is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. James

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1690
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Lower Sapey
  • Tedstone Wafer
  • Whitbourne
  • Clifton on Teme
  • Bromyard

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TEDSTONE-DELAMERE, a parish in Bromyard district, Hereford; 3¾ miles NE of Bromyard, and 8 SE by S of Newnham r. station. Post town, Tedstone-Wafer, under Worcester. Acres, 1,677. Real property, £1,909. Pop., 205. Houses, 41. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, 238. Patron, Brasenose College, Oxford. The church is good.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

TEDSTONE-DELAMERE (St. James), a parish, in the union of Bromyard, hundred of Broxash, county of Hereford, 4 ½ miles (N. E. by E.) from Bromyard; containing 207 inhabitants. The parish comprises 1669 acres, the surface of which is hilly, and the soil clay. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 13. 4.; net income, £238; patrons, the Principal and Fellows of Brasenose College, Oxford. There is a petrifying spring which has long excited great curiosity.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

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

Maps

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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