Brockhampton (near Ross), Herefordshire Family History Guide

Brockhampton, originally formed as chapelry to Woolhope, Herefordshire Ancient parish became an Ecclesiastical parish in 1771.

Parish church: Holy Trinity; All Saints (built in 1901-1902)

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1578
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1661

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Brockhampton

  • Ballingham and Bolstone
  • Fownhope with Fawley
  • How Caple
  • Sollers Hope
  • Woolhope

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Brockhampton, a parish in the upper division of the hund. of Graytree, union of Ross, county of Hereford; 6 miles north of Ross, on the eastern bank of the Wye. Living, a perpetual curacy in the archd. and dio. of Hereford; valued at £10 8s., and rated in the parliamentary returns at £60; gross income £74; in the patronage and peculiar jurisdiction of the dean and chapter of Hereford. Near the village is the site of a Roman encampment. Pop., in 1801, 117; in 1831, 153. Houses 33. Acres 620. A. P. £768. Poor rates, in 1837, £72.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Brockhampton, 4 m. N. Ross. P. 132

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

Directories

Brockhampton Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858

Administration

  • County: Herefordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Ross
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Dean of Hereford
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Hereford
  • Poor Law Union: Ross
  • Hundred: Greytree
  • Province: Canterbury
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