Yarpole, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Yarpole is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Bircher.

Parish church: St. Leonard

Parish registers begin: 1561

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Yarpole

  • Eye
  • Croft
  • Leinthall Earles
  • Kingsland
  • Eyton
  • Orleton

Historical Descriptions

Yarpole

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Yarpole, 4 m. N.W. Leominster. P. 606.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Yarpole (St. Leonard), a parish, in the union of Leominster, hundred of Wolphy, county of Hereford, 5 miles (N. N. W.) from Leominster; containing 606 inhabitants, of whom 349 are in the township of Yarpole. The parish consists, with the township of Bircher, of 2523 acres, of which 399 are common or waste land. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Croft, Herefordshire; impropriators, the Trustees of Lucton school, whose tithes have been commuted for £273, and those of the rector for £27; there are 23 acres of glebe.

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

Bircher

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Bircher, included in Yarpole parish.

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

Directories

Yarpole Herefordshire Lascelles & Co. Directory & Gazetteer of Herefordshire 1851

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
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