Bishop’s Wood is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Gloucestershire, Ceated in 1845 from Walford Ancient Parish (Herefordshire) and Ruardean Ecclesiastical Parish.
Parish registers begin: 1841
Parishes adjacent to Bishop’s Wood
- Welsh Bicknor
- Bishop’s Wood
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BISHOPSWOOD, a chapelry in Walford and Ruardean parishes, Hereford; on the river Wye, 3¼ miles SSW of Ross r. station. It was constituted in 1845; and its Post Town is Walford under Ross. Acres and property, not reported. Pop., 403. Houses, 100. The property is much subdivided; and there are iron-works. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £35. Patron, J. Partridge, Esq. The church is good.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Gloucestershire
- Civil Registration District: Ross
- Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Gloucester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Hereford
- Rural Deanery: Ross
- Poor Law Union: Ross
- Hundred: St Briavels
- Province: Canterbury