Bockleton, Herefordshire

Bockleton is an Ancient Parish mostly in Worcestershire and partly in Herefordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Hampton Charles.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1574

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Bockleton

  • Hatfield
  • Bockleton (Worcestershire)
  • Stoke Bliss
  • Thornbury
  • Kyre Wyard
  • Docklow

Historical Descriptions


The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Bockleton, a parish in the union of Tenbury, partly in the hund, of Broxash, county of Hereford, and partly in the hund. of Doddingtree, county of Worcester; 5 miles south of Tenbury. It includes the hamlet of Hampton-Charles. Living, a perpetual curacy, formerly in the archd. of Salop and dio. of Hereford, now in the dio. of Worcester; valued at £13 4s., and rated in the parliamentary returns at £100; gross income £133. Patron, in 1835, the Rev. J. K. Miller. There is a daily National school in this parish. Pop., in 1801, 223; in 1831, 385. Houses 71. Acres 3,300, of which about 100 are in hops. A. P. £2,364. Poor rates, in 1837, £239.

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

Hampton Charles

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Hampton Charles, a hamlet in Bockleton parish, Hereford; 5 ½ miles NW of Bromyard. Acres, 492. Real property, £540. Pop., 87. Houses, 20.

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


Bockleton (with Hampton Charles) Billings Directory 1855


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