Dormington Herefordshire Family History Guide
Dormington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire. Bartestree is a chapelry of Dormington.
Status: Ancient Parish
Alternative names: Dormington with Bartestree, Dorrington
Parish church: St. Peter
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1690
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
DORMINGTON, a village and a parish in the district and county of Hereford. The village stands near the river Frome, a short way SE of Withington r. station, and 5 miles E of Hereford. Pop., 77. Houses, 22. The parish includes also the chapelry of Bartestree; and its post town is Withington, under Hereford. Acres, 1,381. Real property, £2,046. Pop., 138. Houses, 35. The property is divided among a few. Dormington Court is the seat of W. Vevers, Esq. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Bartestree, in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £284. Patron, Lady E. Foley. The church is ancient, with a tower; and was recently in disrepair. Charities £5.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Topographical Dictionary of England 1845
Dormington (St. Peter), a parish, in the hundred of Greytree, union and county of Hereford, 5 1/2 miles (E. by S.) from Hereford; containing, with the chapelry of Bartestree, 164 inhabitants. It consists of 1410 acres, about 1000 of which are in Dormington, exclusively of Bartestree : the river Lugg flows through it from north to south, and is crossed by a bridge on the road from Hereford to Ledbury. The living is a discharged vicarage, endowed with rectorial tithes, with the perpetual curacy of Bartestree united, and valued in the King’s books at £4. 6. 8; net income, £284; patron, E. F. Foley, Esq.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.
Poorhouses, poor law, etc.
Civil Registration District: Hereford
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Weston
Poor Law Union: Hereford