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Kimbolton is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Hammish.

Parish church: St. James

Parish registers begin: 1565

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Kimbolton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KIMBOLTON, a village and a parish in Leominster district, Hereford. The village stands on an eminence, 2½ miles NE of Leominster r. station. The parish comprises 4,061 acres. Post town, Leominster. Real property, £5, 258. Pop., 723. Houses, 151. The property is subdivided. About 160 acres are under hops. Traces exist of a Roman camp. The living is a p. curacy, united with the p. curacy of Middleton-on-the-Hill, in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £132. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is old and cruciform; has a tower and spire; and was repaired in 1853. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Kimbolton, 3 m. N.E. Leominster. P. 715

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Kimbolton, co. Hereford.
P. T. Leominster (137) 3 m. NE b E. Pop. 634.

A parish in the hundred of Wolphy; living, a curacy subordinate to the vicarage of Eye, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford; certified value 4l. 6s. 8d.; ann. val. P. R. 90l.; church ded. to St. James; patron, the Bishop of Hereford

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

KIMBOLTON, a parish in the hundred of Wolphy, county of HEREFORD, 3 miles (N.E. by E.) from Leominster, containing 634 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, endowed with £200 private benefaction, £400 royal bounty, and £600 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the Bishop of Hereford. The church is dedicated to St. James.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831

Parish Records

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Administration

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

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