Upper and Lower Bullinghope Herefordshire Family History Guide

Upper and Lower Bullinghope is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Herefordshire, created in 1747 from Bullingham chapelry and part of Hereford All Saints Ecclesiastical Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Grafton.

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Alternative names:

  • Bullingham
  • Bullinghope
  • Lower Bullingham
  • Lower Bullinghope
  • Over Bullinghope
  • Upper Bullingham
  • Upper and Lower Bullinghope with Grafton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1682
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Dinedor
  • Hampton Bishop
  • Hereford the Vineyard
  • Haywood
  • Callow
  • Hereford St Martin
  • Hereford St John the Baptist
  • Aconbury
  • Hereford St Owen

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BULLINGHAM (Upper), or Bullinghope, a parish in the county and district of Hereford; on the river Wye, 2 miles S of Hereford. Post Town, Hereford. Acres, 698. Real property, £1,361. Pop., 83. Houses, 19. The property is all in one estate The parish is ecclesiastically united with Lower Bullingham and Grafton townships. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £300. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is modern.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Bullingham, a parish, in the hundred of Webtree, union and county of Hereford, 2 miles (S.) from Hereford; containing 412 inhabitants, of whom 129 are in Upper, and 283 in Lower, Bullingham. This parish comprises 1679 acres by measurement, of which 705 are in Upper, and 974 in Lower, Bullingham; it is bounded on the north by the river Wye, and is intersected by the road from Hereford to Ross. It constitutes the prebend of Over Bullinghope, in the Cathedral of Hereford, valued in the King's books at £17. 18. 1½., and in the patronage of the Bishop. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £109; patron, the Prebendary; appropriators, Dean and Chapter. The church was enlarged some years since.

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

BillionGraves Index

Find A Grave Index

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


Bullingham (Lower) Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858

Lower Bullingham Herefordshire 1914

Upper Bullingham Herefordshire 1914


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Herefordshire
Civil Registration District: Hereford
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of the Prebend of Upper Bullinghope or Upper Bullingham
Diocese: Hereford
Rural Deanery: Hereford
Poor Law Union: Hereford
Hundred: Webtree
Province: Canterbury