Thruxton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1582
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1672

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

THRUXTON, a parish in the district and county of Hereford; 2 miles WNW of Tram-Inn r. station, and 6 SW of Hereford. Post town, Hereford. Acres, 437. Real property, £832. Pop., 65. Houses, 13. The living is a rectory, united with Kingston, in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £300. Patron, the Bishop of H. The church is old. Charities, £19.

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

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


Thruxton Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858

Thruxton is a parish and village, 3 miles west from Tram Inn railway station, 5 north-east from Abbey Dore Union, and 6 south-west from Hereford, in Webtree Hundred, Abbey Dore petty sessions and Union, Hereford county court, archdeaconry and bishopric; it is situated on the road from Ross to Hay. The church is an old plain stone building, without tower; has a nave, porch, chancel, and font. The living is a vicarage, with Kingston attached, worth £252 yearly, with residence and 15 acres of glebe land, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Hereford. There is a National school for this place and Kingston, recently erected. There are some barrows in the township. The population, in 1851, was 71, and the acreage is 420. The soil is sandy; the subsoil is sandstone rock. Archer Clive, Esq., is lord of the manor, who, with the Rev. A. H. Wetherell, are the landowners.

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

Beavan George, farmer
Hookey Michael, farmer, Upper house
Preece James, farmer
Smith Rev. E. B., curate
Wetherell Rev. Archdeacon Henry, D.D., Vicarage

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


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

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