Wolferlow Herefordshire Family History Guide

Wolferlow is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Parish registers begin: 1629

Parishes adjacent to Wolferlow

  • Eastham
  • Stoke Bliss
  • Upper Sapey
  • Lower Sapey
  • Tedstone Wafer
  • Collington
  • Bromyard
  • Hanley Child

Historical Description

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

St Andrew, Wolferlow, Herefordshire
The former parish church of St Andrew, Wolferlow, Herefordshire, seen from the northeast by Philip Pankhurst and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

WOLFERLOW, a parish in Bromyard district, Hereford; 7 miles SE of Tenbury r. station. Post town, Tenbury. Acres, 1,535. Real property, £1,550. Pop., 112. Houses, 20. W. Park belongs to Sir T. E. Winnington, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £220. Patron, the Rev. J. H. Wright. The church is good.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

Wolferlow, a parish in the hundred of Broxash, county of Hereford, 5½ miles (N. by E.) from Bromyard, containing 117 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £4. 4. 9., and in the patronage of Sir T. E. Winnington, Bart. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831

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The following records for Wolferlow are available free from FamilySearch.

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England and Wales Census Records

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920


  • 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