Burrington Herefordshire Family History Guide

Burrington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Parish church: St George

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1541
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1660

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Burrington

  • Richard’s Castle
  • Aston
  • Elton
  • Leinthall Starkes
  • Leintwardine with Adforton
  • Bromfield
  • Downton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BURRINGTON, a parish in the district of Ludlow and county of Hereford; on the river Teme, 4½ miles NW of Wooferton r. station, and 5 WSW of Ludlow. Post Town, Leintwardine, Herefordshire. Acres, 2,580. Real property, with Aston and Downton, £3,750. Pop., 231. Houses, 42. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, 146. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church was reported in 1859 to be very bad.

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

Burrington, 4 miles S.W. Ludlow. P. 236.

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

Administration

  • County: Herefordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Ludlow
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Hereford
  • Rural Deanery: Clun
  • Poor Law Union: Ludlow
  • Hundred: Wigmore
  • Province: Canterbury
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