Bolstone

Bolstone Herefordshire Family History

Bolstone is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire.

Alternative names: Boulstone

Parish church: St. John (now closed and semi-derelict.) Parish registers begin: 1765

Parishes adjacent to Bolstone

  • Ballingham
  • Hentland
  • Holme Lacy
  • Aconbury

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Boulstone, or Bolstone, a parish in the district and county of Hereford; adjacent to the Monmouth and Hereford railway, and to the river Wye, 1¼ mile S by W of Holme Lacy r. station, and 5½ SSE of Hereford. Post Town, Holme-Lacy, under Hereford. Acres, 657. Real property, £812. Pop., 61. Houses, 13. The property is not much divided. The manor belongs to Sir E. F. Stanhope, Bart. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Holme-Lacy, in the diocese of Hereford. The church has a square tower, and is good. 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

Boulstone, 5 miles S.E. Hereford. P. 83. Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1831

Boulstone, a chapelry in the parish of Hom-Lacey, hundred of Webtree, county of Hereford, containing 75 inhabitants. Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1831

Directories

Boulstone Herefordshire 1914
Boulstone Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858

Administration

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