Stoke Edith, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Stoke Edith is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire. West Hide is a chapelry of Stoke Edith.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1538

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Stoke Edith

  • Weston Beggard
  • Dormington
  • Yarkhill
  • Stretton Grandison
  • Ashperton
  • Tarrington
  • Woolhope

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STOKE-EDITH, a parish in the district and county of Hereford; on the Worcester and Hereford railway, 6½ miles E of Hereford. It includes Westhide chapelry, and has a r. station. Post town, Ledbury. Acres, 2,852. Real property, £4,662. Pop., 506. Houses, 101. The manor belonged anciently to the Wallwayns; passed to the Milwaters and others; and, with S.-Edith Park, has belonged, since the time of Charles II., to the Foleys. The living is a rectory, with Westhide, in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £470. Patron, Lady Emily Foley. The church has a low tower and tall spire, and is good. Charities, £6.

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


Stoke Edith Herefordshire 1914


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

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