Hampton Bishop Genealogical Records

Hampton Bishop Birth & Baptism Records

England & Wales Birth Index (1837-2006)

An index to births registered throughout England & Wales. Provides a reference to order copies of birth certificates from the national registrar of births, marriages and deaths – the General Register Office.

FreeBMD Births (1837-1957)

An index to births registered at the central authority for England & Wales. The index provides the area where the birth was registered, mother's maiden name from September 1911 and a reference to order a birth certificate.

British Army Birth Index (1761-2005)

An index to births registered to British Army personal at home and abroad.

Birth Notices from The Times (1983-2003)

An index to over 100,000 birth and christening notices from The London Times.

London Clandestine Marriages & Baptisms (1667-1754)

Registers of clandestine marriages and baptisms from the Fleet Prison, King's Bench Prison, the Mint and the May Fair Chapel. These events were recorded to avoid church regulations. Although the majority of records related to people in the London area, they cover people from throughout Britain and in some cases abroad.

Hampton Bishop Marriage & Divorce Records

England & Wales Marriage Index (1837-2005)

An index to marriages registered throughout England & Wales. This is the only national marriage index that allows you to search by both spouse's names. Provides a reference to order copies of marriage certificates from the national registrar of births, marriages and deaths – the General Register Office.

UK Divorce Records (1858-1911)

Digital images of documents from civil divorce cases. The cases cover both the cause of the case and the outcome, such as division of property and visitation rights. These records also contain details of illegitimate children. Cases can be searched by a name index.

FreeBMD Marriages (1837-1961)

An index to marriages registered at the central authority for England & Wales. To March 1912 only the area of registration and name of one party is given. From then on, the spouse's surname is also given. Provides a reference, which can be used to order a marriage certificate with more details.

British Army Marriage Index (1796-2005)

An index to marriages registered for British Army personal at home and abroad.

Marriage Notices from The Times (1982-2004)

An index to over 80,000 marriage and engagement notices from The London Times.

Hampton Bishop Death & Burial Records

England & Wales Death Index (1837-2006)

An index to deaths registered throughout England & Wales. Provides a reference to order copies of death certificates from the national registrar of births, marriages and deaths – the General Register Office.

St Andrew, Hampton Bishop Burial Records (1813-1839)

Burial records covering those buried at St Andrew, Hampton Bishop_. This resource is an index and may not include all the details that were recorded in the burial registers from which they were extracted.

Deceased Online (1629-Present)

Images of millions of pages from cemetery and crematoria registers, photographs of memorials, cemetery plans and more. Records can be search by a name index.

FreeBMD Deaths (1837-1964)

An index to deaths registered at the central authority for England and Wales. To 1866, only the locality the death was registered in was listed. Age was listed until 1969, when the deceased's date of birth was listed. Provides a reference to order a death certificate, which has further details.

British Army Death Index (1796-2005)

An index to deaths of British Army personal at home and abroad.

Hampton Bishop Church Records

Visit Herefordshire Churches (1035-Present)

Profiles of parish churches in Herefordshire, with interior & exterior photographs and details for visiting.

Herefordshire Churches (811-Present)

Photographs, with some historical notices, of parish churches in Herefordshire.

British Church Albums (1990-Present)

Photographs of churches of all denominations throughout England and part of Wales.

England Parish Registers (1914-2013)

Documentation for those baptised, married and buried at England. Parish registers can assist tracing a family back numerous generations.

England Parish Registers (1817-1934)

The primary source of documentation for baptisms, marriages and burials before 1837, though extremely useful to the present. Their records can assist tracing a family back numerous generations.

Hampton Bishop Census & Population Lists

England, Wales, IoM & Channel Islands 1911 Census (1911)

The 1911 census provides details on an individual's age, residence, place of birth, relations and occupation. FindMyPast's index allows searches on for multiple metrics including occupation and residence.

1901 British Census (1901)

The 1901 census provides details on an individual's age, residence, place of birth, relations and occupation. FindMyPast's index allows searches on for multiple metrics including occupation and residence.

1891 British Census (1891)

The 1891 census provides details on an individual's age, residence, place of birth, relations and occupation. FindMyPast's index allows searches on for multiple metrics including occupation and residence.

1881 British Census (1881)

The 1881 census provides details on an individual's age, residence and occupation. FindMyPast's index allows for searches on multiple metrics including occupation and residence.

British Phone Books (1880-1984)

Directories containing over 275,000,000 entries. As well as name, address and phone number, occupations are often recorded. A useful census substitute.

Hampton Bishop Wills & Probate Records

England & Wales National Probate Calendar (1858-1966)

Searchable index and original images of over 12.5 million probates and administrations granted by civil registries. Entries usually include the testator's name, date of death, date of probate and registry. Names of relations may be given.

Herefordshire Will Abstracts (1459-1950)

Abstracts of Herefordshire wills, listing the particulars of the testator, beneficiaries and others named in the wills.

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills (PPV) (1384-1858)

A index to testators whose will was proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. They principally cover those who lived in the lower two thirds of Britain, but contain wills for residents of Scotland, Ireland, British India and other countries. A copy of each will may be purchased for digital download.

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills (Subscription) (1384-1858)

An index and digital images of PCC wills, available on a subscription basis.

Unclaimed Estates in England & Wales (1980-Present)

The names of deceased individuals whose estates have not been inherited. Includes name and date & place of death. Other details may include date and place of birth, marital status, aliases and spouse's name.

Newspapers Covering Hampton Bishop

Hereford Times (1832-1934)

Local news; notices of births, marriages and deaths; business notices; details on the proceedings of public institutions; adverts and a rich tapestry of other local information from the Hereford district. Every line of text from the newspaper can be searched and images of the original pages viewed.

Hereford Journal (1781-1867)

A searchable newspaper providing a rich variety of information about the people and places of the Hereford district. Includes obituaries and family announcements.

Cardiff Times (1858-1910)

A Welsh newspaper that circulated throughout most of Wales and The Marches. Editions can be searched and images of pages viewed.

Monmouthshire Merlin (1829-1884)

A weekly newspaper covering local and national news in Monmouthshire, Breconshire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Glamorgan. Each edition has been indexed and digitised.

Cambrian (1804-1910)

Digital images, searchable by a text index, of Wales' first newspaper. As well as circulation in South Wales, it was read in the British Colonies.

Hampton Bishop Obituaries

iAnnounce Obituaries (2006-Present)

The UKs largest repository of obituaries, containing millions of searchable notices.

United Kingdom and Ireland Obituary Collection (1882-Present)

A growing collection currently containing over 425,000 abstracts of obituaries with reference to the location of the full obituary.

Quakers Annual Monitor (1847-1848)

A collection of 364 obituaries of Quakers from the British Isles. The volume was published in 1849 and includes obituaries of those who died in late 1847 through 1848.

Musgrave's Obituaries (1421-1800)

This transcribed and searchable work by Sir William Musgrave contains 10,000s of brief obituaries. The work is a reference point for other works containing information on an individual.

British Medical Journal (1849-Present)

A text index and digital images of all editions of a journal containing medical articles and obituaries of medical practitioners.

Hampton Bishop Cemeteries

Herefordshire Church Monuments (1300-1900)

Photographs and descriptions of Herefordshire's most illustrious church monuments, often featuring effigies, medieval inscriptions and heraldic devices.

Deceased Online (1629-Present)

Images of millions of pages from cemetery and crematoria registers, photographs of memorials, cemetery plans and more. Records can be search by a name index.

Billion Graves (1200-Present)

Photographs and transcriptions of millions of gravestones from cemeteries around the world.

Maritime Memorials (1588-1950)

Several thousand transcribe memorials of those connected with the nautical occupations.

Rail & Canal Photographs Catalog (1880-1970)

A searchable database of photographs relating to railways and canals in Britain.

Hampton Bishop Directories & Gazetteers

Directory of Herefordshire (1934)

A directory of the county's settlements, followed by listings of their principal residents, men of commerce and professionals.

Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire (1934)

A comprehensive place-by-place gazetteer, listing key contemporary and historical facts. Each place has a list of residents and businesses. Contains details on local schools, churches, government and other institutions.

Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire (1934)

A directory of residents and businesses; with a description of each settlement, containing details on its history, public institutions, churches, postal services, governance and more.

Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire (1917)

A collection of directories detailing the history, agriculture, topography, economy and leading commercial, professional and private residents of Herefordshire.

Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire (1913)

A comprehensive place-by-place gazetteer, listing key historical and contemporary facts. Contains details on local schools, churches, government and other institutions. Also contains a list of residents and businesses for each place.

Home Office Prison Calendars (1868-1929)

Records of over 300,000 prisoners held by quarter sessions in England & Wales. Records may contain age, occupation, criminal history, offence and trial proceedings.

Central Criminal Court After-trial Calendars (1855-1931)

Over 175,000 records detailing prisoner's alleged offences and the outcome of their trial. Contains genealogical information.

Prison Hulk Registers (1802-1849)

From the late 18th century many prisoners in Britain were kept on decommissioned ships known as hulks. This collection contains nearly 50 years of registers for various ships. Details given include: prisoner's name, date received, age, year of birth and conviction details.

England & Wales Criminal Registers (1791-1892)

This collection lists brief details on 1.55 million criminal cases in England and Wales between 1791 and 1892. Its primary use is to locate specific legal records, which may give further details on the crime and the accused. Details may include the accused's age, nature of crime, location of trial and sentence. Early records can contain a place of birth.

Old Bailey Online (1674-1913)

A database of almost 200,000 fully transcribed criminal cases. Access to original documents is also provided. Records may provide ages and place of birth.

Hampton Bishop Taxation Records

Land Tax Redemption (1798-1811)

This vital collection details almost 1.2 million properties eligible for land tax. Records include the name of the landowner, occupier, amount assessed and sometimes the name and/or description of the property. It is a useful starting point for locating relevant estate records and establishing the succession of tenancies and freehold. Most records cover 1798, but some extend up to 1811.

Duties Paid for Apprentices' Indentures (1710-1811)

An index linked to original images of registers recording apprenticeship indentures. Details are given on the trade and nature of apprenticeship. Many records list the parents of the apprentice.

Red Book of the Exchequer (1066-1230)

A compilation of records from the Court of the Exchequer primarily dealing with taxes and land. These records are in Latin.

Index to Death Duty Registers (1796-1903)

An index to wills and administrations that incurred a death duty tax. The index can be used to order documents that give a brief abstract of the will and details on the duty. It can be used as a make-shift probate index.

Index to the Royalist Composition Papers (A-F) (1646-1656)

Index to personal names listed in the Royalist Composition Papers that dealt with the estates of royalists.

Hampton Bishop Land & Property Records

Land Tax Redemption (1798-1811)

This vital collection details almost 1.2 million properties eligible for land tax. Records include the name of the landowner, occupier, amount assessed and sometimes the name and/or description of the property. It is a useful starting point for locating relevant estate records and establishing the succession of tenancies and freehold. Most records cover 1798, but some extend up to 1811.

UK Poll Books and Electoral Rolls (1538-1893)

Poll books record the names of voters and the direction of their vote. Until 1872 only landholders could vote, so not everyone will be listed. Useful for discerning an ancestor's political leanings and landholdings. The collection is supplemented with other records relating to the vote.

Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem (1236-1291)

Abstracts of records detailing the estates and families of deceased tenants from the reigns of Henry III and Edward I.

Red Book of the Exchequer (1066-1230)

A compilation of records from the Court of the Exchequer primarily dealing with taxes and land. These records are in Latin.

Return of Owners of Land England (1873)

A list of landowners in England giving their primary residence, extent of their land and estimated yearly rental.

Hampton Bishop Occupation & Business Records

Lost Pubs of Herefordshire (1750-Present)

Short histories of former public houses, with photographs and lists of owners or operators.

Teacher's Registration Council Registers (1870-1948)

A name index linked to original images of registers recording the education and careers of teachers in England & Wales.

UK Medical Registers (1859-1959)

Books listing doctors who were licensed to operate in Britain and abroad. Contains doctor's residencies, qualification and date of registration.

Railway Employment Records (1833-1963)

A rich collection of records documenting those who worked for railway companies that were later absorbed by the government. Records include: staff registers, station transfers, pensions, accident records, apprentice records, caution books, and memos. Records may include date of birth, date of death and name of father.

Royal Navy Medical Journals (1817-1857)

Indexed medical journals from British ships containing personal and medical details of patients. The journals list names, ages, rank/status, diseases, illness duration and notes on symptoms and treatment. Contains details on military men as well as people immigrating or being deported to colonies.

Hampton Bishop School & Education Records

Teacher's Registration Council Registers (1870-1948)

A name index linked to original images of registers recording the education and careers of teachers in England & Wales.

Oxford University Alumni (1500-1886)

A name index linked to original images of short biographies for over 120,000 Oxford University students. This is a particularly useful source for tracing the ancestry of the landed gentry.

Cambridge University Alumni (1261-1900)

A transcript of a vast scholarly work briefly chronicling the heritage, education and careers of over 150,000 Cambridge University students. This is a particularly useful source for tracing the ancestry of the landed gentry.

Cambridge Alumni Database (1198-1910)

A searchable database containing over 90,000 note-form biographies for students of Cambridge University.

Dissenting Academy Database (1660-1860)

Histories of schools operated by non-conformist clergy.

Pedigrees & Family Trees Covering Hampton Bishop

British & Irish Royal & Noble Genealogies (491-1603)

Extensive and impeccably sourced genealogies for British, Irish & Manx royalty and nobility. Scroll down to 'British Isles' for relevant sections.

FamilySearch Community Trees (6000 BC-Present)

A searchable database of linked genealogies compiled from thousands of reputable and not-so-reputable sources. Contains many details on European gentry & nobility, but covers many countries outside Europe and people from all walks of life.

Visitation of England and Wales (1700-1899)

Over 600 pedigrees for English and Welsh families who had a right to bear a coat of arms.

Ancestry Member Family Trees (6000 BC-Present)

A compilation of lineage-linked family trees submitted by Ancestry users. The database contains over 2 billion individuals and is searchable by numerous metrics.

Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage (1921)

A dictionary of families elevated to the peerage of Great Britain & Ireland. It includes genealogies and biographical details.

Hampton Bishop Royalty, Nobility & Heraldry Records

Herefordshire Church Monuments (1300-1900)

Photographs and descriptions of Herefordshire's most illustrious church monuments, often featuring effigies, medieval inscriptions and heraldic devices.

British & Irish Royal & Noble Genealogies (491-1603)

Extensive and impeccably sourced genealogies for British, Irish & Manx royalty and nobility. Scroll down to 'British Isles' for relevant sections.

FamilySearch Community Trees (6000 BC-Present)

A searchable database of linked genealogies compiled from thousands of reputable and not-so-reputable sources. Contains many details on European gentry & nobility, but covers many countries outside Europe and people from all walks of life.

Visitation of England and Wales (1700-1899)

Over 600 pedigrees for English and Welsh families who had a right to bear a coat of arms.

Knights of England (1127-1904)

The most comprehensive listing of Knights of the Crown, listing details where known to the order, date, place and reason for elevation.

Hampton Bishop Military Records

Herefordshire WWI Memorials (1914-1918)

A list of names found on World War One monuments in Herefordshire, with some service details.

Herefordshire WWII Memorials (1914-1918)

A list of names found on World War Two monuments in Herefordshire, with some service details.

Prisoners of War of British Army (1939-1945)

A searchable list of over 100,000 British Army POWs. Records contains details on the captured, their military career and where they were held prisoner.

British Prisoners of World War II (1939-1945)

Details on around 165,000 men serving in the British Army, Navy and Air Force who were held as prisoners during WWII.

British Army WWI Medal Rolls (1914-1920)

Index and original images of over 5 million medal index cards for British soldiers It can be searched by individual's name, Coprs, Unit and Regiment. Due to the loss of many WWI service records, this is the most complete source for British WWI soldiers

Hampton Bishop Immigration & Travel Records

Passenger Lists Leaving UK (1890-1960)

A name index connected to original images of passenger lists recording people travelling from Britain to destinations outside Europe. Records may detail a passenger's age or date of birth, residence, occupation, destination and more.

UK Incoming Passenger Lists (1878-1960)

A full index of passenger lists for vessels arriving in the UK linked to original images. Does not include lists from vessels sailing from European ports. Early entries can be brief, but later entries may include dates of births, occupations, home addresses and more. Useful for documenting immigration.

Alien Arrivals in England (1810-1869)

Details on over 600,000 non-British citizens arriving in England. Often includes age and professions. Useful for discerning the origin of immigrants.

17th Century British Emigrants to the U.S. (1600-1700)

Details on thousands of 17th century British immigrants to the U.S., detailing their origins and nature of their immigration.

Migration from North America to Britain & Ireland (1858-1870)

A list of over 40,000 passengers traveling from North America to the British Isles. Details of passengers may include: occupation, nationality, gender, age, martial status, class, destination, and details of the vessel they sailed on.

Hampton Bishop Histories & Books

Herefordshire Church Photographs (1890-Present)

Photographs and images of churches in Herefordshire.

Visit Herefordshire Churches (1035-Present)

Profiles of parish churches in Herefordshire, with interior & exterior photographs and details for visiting.

Herefordshire Churches (811-Present)

Photographs, with some historical notices, of parish churches in Herefordshire.

British Church Albums (1990-Present)

Photographs of churches of all denominations throughout England and part of Wales.

Geograph: Photos of the UK and Ireland (2005-Present)

A growing database including millions of photographs of the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Ireland catalogued by latitude & longitude and OS grid reference.

Biographical Directories Covering Hampton Bishop

Oxford University Alumni (1500-1886)

A name index linked to original images of short biographies for over 120,000 Oxford University students. This is a particularly useful source for tracing the ancestry of the landed gentry.

Cambridge University Alumni (1261-1900)

A transcript of a vast scholarly work briefly chronicling the heritage, education and careers of over 150,000 Cambridge University students. This is a particularly useful source for tracing the ancestry of the landed gentry.

Crockford's Clerical Directories (1868-1914)

Brief biographies of Anglican clergy in the UK.

The Concise Dictionary of National Biography (1654-1930)

A directory containing lengthy biographies of noted British figures. The work took over two decades to compile. Biographies can be searched by name and are linked to images of the original publication.

Church of England Clergy Database (1500-1835)

A database of CoE clergy, giving details of their education of service. Contains references to source documents. Also contains profiles of various church institutions.

Hampton Bishop Maps

Maps of Herefordshire (1610-1900)

Digital images of maps covering the county.

Ordnance Survey 1:10 Maps (1840-1890)

Maps showing settlements, features and some buildings in mainland Britain.

A Vision of Britain (1190-Present)

A sprawling website setting out and describing the historical divisions of Britain. Also contains countless maps of various sorts. Covers the UK, Ireland, Isle of Man & has fleeting details of other localities.

Speed's Maps of Britain (1612)

County and national maps covering the British Isles, extracted from John Speed's landmark work, Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain.

Maps of England (1360-1922)

Digital images of maps covering the country.

Hampton Bishop Reference Works

England Research Guide (1538-Present)

A beginner’s guide to researching ancestry in England.

Parish Register Abstract (1538-1812)

Compiled in 1831, this book details the coverage and condition of parish registers in England & Wales.

Building History Research Guide (1066-Present)

A comprehensive guide to researching the history of buildings in the British Isles.

Surname Origins (1790-1911)

A service that provides advanced and custom surname maps for the British Isles and the US.

British Family Mottoes (1189-Present)

A dictionary of around 9,000 mottoes for British families who had right to bear arms.

Hampton Bishop Information

Ecclesiastical Juristiction:

  • Canterbury province
    • Gloucester diocese
      • Hereford archdeaconry
        • Hereford deanery

    Historical Description

    HAMPTON BISHOP is a parish and scattered village near the junction of the rivers Frome and Lugg with the Wye, on the Ledbury and Worcester road through Mordiford, 3 ½ miles east-south-east from Hereford station, on the Great Western, London and North Western and Midland railways, in the Southern division of the county, Grimsworth hundred, Hereford union, county court district and petty sessional division, and in the rural deanery, archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford. The church of St. Andrew is an ancient edifice of stone in the Norman style, consisting of chancel, nave of three bays, north aisle, south porch and a tower on the north side containing clock and 5 bells: there is a memorial window in the nave to the Rev. Thomas W. Weare M.A. rector of Isfield, Sussex, who died 24 Feb. 1871; and in the chancel a mural monument to Col. Thomas Weare K.H. aide-de-camp to the Queen, died 27 March, 1850; Frances, his daughter, d. 5 August, 1828; and Ann, his widow, d. 4 June, 1861: there is a memorial window in the nave to the Rev. Henry James William Stillingfleet M.A. late rector, 1868-87: the tower and vestry were restored in 1878 at a cost of £1,000; and the south porch rebuilt in 1889 at a cost of £100. The register dates from the year 1670. The living is a rectory, commuted tithe rent-charge £278, net yearly value £200, including 5 acres of glebe and residence, in the gift of the Bishop of Hereford, and held since 1887 by the Rev. Lionel Corbett M.A. of Christ Church, Oxford. Here is a Primitive Methodist chapel, built in 1887. The parochial charities amount to £6 8s. 10d. yearly value. Baskets and sieves are made here. The Ecclesiastical Commissioners, who are lords of the manor, Count Louis Lubienski-Bodenham, of Rotherwas, Hereford, Mr. T. S. Smith, of Madley, Edwin Weare esq. Charles Hampden Lucy esq. Mrs. Bonnor, and Mr. William Gibbons are the principal landowners. The soil is rich loam; subsoil, gravel. The chief crops are wheat and barley. The area is 2,072 acres; rateable value, £4,523; population in 1891 was 340 in the civil, and 302 in the ecclesiastical parish.

    The children attend the schools at Mordiford & Tupsley By Local Government Board Order, which came into operation 24 March, 1884, the part of Tupsley township, not included in the borough of Hereford, was amalgamated with Hampton Bishop parish

    Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire (1895)

    Surnames Found in Hampton Bishop

    RankSurnameNo. of People% of Population
    1Jones594.60
    2Davies483.74
    3Williams443.43
    4Taylor443.43
    5Field393.04
    6Evans362.81
    7Smith231.79
    8Preece221.72
    9Watkins181.40
    10Morgan171.33
    11Powell161.25
    12Palmer161.25
    13Barker151.17
    14Morris151.17
    15Price141.09
    16White131.01
    17Lane131.01
    18James120.94
    19Goodwin120.94
    20Bailey120.94
    21Grubb120.94
    22Bigglestone110.86
    23Howells110.86
    24Clarkson100.78
    25Duggan100.78
    26Grove100.78
    27Gilbert100.78
    28Corcoran90.70
    29Johnson90.70
    30Stillingfleet90.70
    31Birchley90.70
    32Hales80.62
    33Rogers80.62
    34Milne80.62
    35Norman80.62
    36Hiles80.62
    37Griffiths80.62
    38Hendric80.62
    39Horne80.62
    40Hill80.62
    41Fields70.55
    42Brooks70.55
    43Wilding70.55
    44Allen70.55
    45Saunders70.55
    46Fletcher70.55
    47Boycott70.55
    48Pocknall70.55
    49Taysom70.55
    50Jacob70.55
    51Capel70.55
    52Rock60.47
    53Floyd60.47
    54Turner60.47
    55Jay60.47
    56Edwards60.47
    57Myer60.47
    58Fenn60.47
    59Gardener60.47
    60Phillips60.47
    61Hargest60.47
    62Croft60.47
    63Kempson60.47
    64Brown60.47
    65Harris60.47
    66Jauncey60.47
    67Goode60.47
    68Austin50.39
    69Pritchard50.39
    70Wharton50.39
    71Metcalf50.39
    72Walmsley50.39
    73Bull50.39
    74Cooke50.39
    75Oldacre50.39
    76Shaw50.39
    77Bennett50.39
    78Hall50.39
    79Elleman50.39
    80Badham50.39
    81Holley50.39
    82Gwilliam50.39
    83Armstrong50.39
    84Canning50.39
    85Gwatkin40.31
    86Stooke40.31
    87Arrowsmith40.31
    88Tranter40.31
    89Vevers40.31
    90Bowcott40.31
    91Higley40.31
    92Shuker40.31
    93Prosser40.31
    94Bamford40.31
    95Gregg40.31
    96Wigley40.31
    97Stallard40.31
    98Baskerville40.31
    99Murphy40.31
    100Lewis40.31

    * Statistics based on the 1881 census