Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. John the Baptist; St Mary the Virgin

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1621
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

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Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

YAZOR, a parish in Weobly district, Hereford; 1½ mile ESE of Moorhampton r. station, and 3¾ S by E of Weobly. Post town, Hereford. Acres, 2,051. Real property, £2,330. Pop., 287. Houses, 43. The manor, with Foxley, belonged to the late Sir R. Price, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £250. Patron, the Rev. G. H. Davenport. The church was rebuilt in 1855. There is a national school.

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


Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Vaughan John, Yazor, Herefordshire, tailor, Nov. 23, 1827.

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Yazor Herefordshire 1914


Brown Rev. Waterhouse, rector.
Curry Robt., head gardener, Foxley gardens.
Davenport Rev. Geo. H., M.A., J.P., Foxley (letters Moorhampton).
Douglas E. M., estate agnt, Yarsop.
Hart Wm., farmer, Bunn’s Lane farm.
Hart Wm., jun., coal merchant, Upperton.
Morgan Chas., frmr., Moorhampton.
Morgan Ed., farmer, Westmoor.
Morris R., farmer, Yazor court.
(Assistant overseer: Helme John, Norton Canon).

(See Also Moorhampton).

Source: The Hereford Journal Directory 1914. Second Issue. Hereford: The Herefordshire Press & Printing Co., Ltd., Offa House.

Moorhampton Herefordshire 1914


(Attached to Yazor).

Pearman Mrs. C., Moorhampton hotel.
Powell Miss M., Post office.
Richards Noah, blacksmith.

Source: The Hereford Journal Directory 1914. Second Issue. Hereford: The Herefordshire Press & Printing Co., Ltd., Offa House.


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