Hampton Bishop, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Hampton Bishop is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Parish church: St. Andrew

Parish registers begin: 1670

  • County: Herefordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Hereford
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Dean of Hereford
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Hereford
  • Poor Law Union: Hereford
  • Hundred: Grimsworth
  • Province: Canterbury
Nearby Parishes
  • Dinedor
  • Mordiford
  • Hereford
  • Hereford All Saints
  • Hereford St Peter
  • Hereford Cathedral
  • Hereford St Martin
  • Hereford St Owen
  • Bolstone
  • Stoke Edith
  • Withington
  • Woolhope
  • Ballingham
  • Tarrington
  • Little Dewchurch
  • Aconbury
  • Westhide
  • Holmer
  • Hereford the Vineyard
  • Fownhope
  • Upper and Lower Bullinghope with Grafton
  • Holme Lacy
  • Lugwardine
  • Bartestree
  • Dormington
  • Bullingham
  • Weston Beggard
  • Yarkhill
  • Callow
  • Sollers Hope
  • Brockhampton nr Ross
  • Haywood
Other Places in the Parish
  • Hampton Park
  • Eign Hill
  • Tupsley
  • Aylestone Hill
  • The Vineyard (extra parochial)
  • Roman Catholic

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Hampton Bishop, a village and a parish in the district and county of Hereford. The village stands between the rivers Wye and Lugg, 2 ½ miles SSW of Withington r. station, and 4 SE by E of Hereford; and has a post-office under Hereford. The parish includes also the township of Tupsley, and comprises 2,845 acres. Real property, £7,967. Pop. in 1851, 913; in 1861, 1,047. Houses, 203. The property is much subdivided. Some of the inhabitants are employed in making baskets and sieves. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £413. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is ancient; was recently restored; and contains monuments to Col. Weare. The township of Tupsley was recently constructed a separate charge, with a new church. Charities, £16.

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

Hampton-Bishop, 5 m. S.E. Hereford. P. 785

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


The Post Office Directory Of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and The City Of Bristol 1863

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