Welsh Bicknor is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.
Status: Ancient Parish
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1600
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1661
Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic
- Bishop's Wood
- English Bicknor
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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BICKNOR (Welsh), a parish in the district of Monmouth and county of Hereford: within a loop of the river Wye, opposite English Bicknor, 4¾ miles S by W of Ross r. station. Post Town, Goodrich, under Ross. Acres, 8,502. Real property, £1,572. Pop., 80. Houses, 18. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £169. Patron, Rev. F. Aldrich-Blake. The church was rebuilt in 1859. A recumbent stone figure in the previous church is said to have been monumental of the Countess of Salisbury, who nursed Henry V. at Courtfield, a mansion about half a mile off.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Civil Registration District: Monmouth
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Frome
Poor Law Union: Monmouth