Canon Pyon, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Canon Pyon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Alternative names: Canon Pion

Parish church: St Lawrence

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1707
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1662

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Canon Pyon

  • Wormsley
  • Kings Pyon
  • Sarnesfield
  • Dinmore
  • Birley
  • Hope under Dinmore
  • Burghill
  • Wellington
  • Brinsop

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CANON-PYON, a parish in Weobly district, Hereford; 4 miles SE of Weobly, and 4½ WNW of Moreton r. station. It has a post office under Hereford. Acres, 3,706. Real property, £5,630. Pop., 768. Houses, 172. The property is much subdivided. Canon-Pyon House is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, not reported. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Hereford. The church is early English, in tolerable condition; and has a large old font and a screen.

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

Canon-Pion, 8 m. N.W. Hereford. P. 681

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

Directories

Canon Pyon Herefordshire 1914

Administration

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