St Devereux, Herefordshire Family History Guide

St Devereux is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Didley.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1669

Nonconformists include: Protestant Dissenters

Parishes adjacent to St Devereux

  • Wormbridge
  • Much Dewchurch
  • Kilpeck
  • Treville

Historical Descriptions

St Devereux

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Devereux (St.), a parish in the district and county of Hereford; on the Hereford and Abergavenny railway, 7 ½ miles SW by S of Hereford. It has a station on the railway, and contains the hamlet of Didley. Post-town, Wormbridge, under Hereford. Acres, 1,095. Real property, £1,394. Pop., 242. Houses, 47. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £186. Patron, the Rev. Archer Clive. The church is very old but tolerable.

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

Didley See Devereux.

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


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