Kimbolton Herefordshire Family History Guide

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

  • Eye
  • Leysters
  • Middleton on the Hill
  • Pudleston
  • Leominster
Photo of Nave and west tower of St James' parish church, Kimbolton, Herefordshire
Photo of Nave and west tower of St James’ parish church, Kimbolton, Herefordshire, seen from the southeast by Philip Halling, some rights reserved.

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

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
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s