Hentland Herefordshire Family History Guide

St Dubricius parish church, Hentland, Herefordshire
Photo of St Dubricius parish church, Hentland, Herefordshire, seen from the southwest by Philip Halling, some rights reserved.

Hentland is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

The parish contains the village of Hoarwithy, and the hamlets of Altbach, Kynastone, Treaddow, and Tressick.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1558

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Hentland

  • Llangarron
  • Little Birch
  • Llanwarne
  • Harewood
  • Peterstow
  • King’s Caple
  • Ballingham
  • Bolstone
  • Tretire with Michaelchurch
  • Holme Lacy
  • Sellack
  • Pencoyd
  • Llandinabo
  • Little Dewchurch

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Hentland, a parish in Ross district, Hereford; on the river Wye, 3½ miles WSW of Fawley r. station, and 4 NW of Ross. It contains the village of Hoarwithy, and the hamlets of Altbach, Kynastone, Treaddow, and Tressick. Post town, Ross. Acres, 2, 905. Real property, £5, 500. Pop., 647. Houses, 141. The property is much subdivided. Kynastone House is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage, united with the chapelry of Hoarwithy, in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £310. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Hereford. The church is late decorated English, with an embattled tower; and is in a decent state of repair. There are a chapel of ease at Hoarwithy, and a Wesleyan chapel.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Hentland, a parish in the lower division of Wormelow hund., union of Ross, county of Hereford; 4 miles west-north-west of Ross, west of the river Wye. Living, a curacy annexed to the vicarage of Lugwardine. Here are 2 small daily schools. Charities, in 1837, £1 5s. per annum. Poor rates, in 1838, £308 6s. Acres 2,550. Houses 121. A. P. £4,187. Pop., in 1801, 443; in 1831, 618.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Hentland, 4m. N.W. Ross. P.612

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

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Administration

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