Dewsall, Herefordshire

Dewsall is an Ancient Parish in the county of Herefordshire. Callow is a chapelry of Dewsall.

Parish church: St. Michael

Parish registers begin: 1582

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Dewsall

  • Much Dewchurch
  • Haywood
  • Callow
  • Aconbury

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Dewsall, a parish in Wormelow hund., union and county of Hereford; 4½ miles south-west by south of Hereford. Living, a discharged vicarage annexed to the perpetual curacy of Acconbury. There were 14 acres of hops grown here in 1835. Acres 500. Houses 5. A. P. £657. Pop., in 1801, 47; in 1831, 44. Poor rates, in 1837, £16.

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

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Dewsall, 6 miles S. Hereford. P. 40.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Dewsall (St. Michael), a parish, in the Upper division of the hundred of Wormelow, union and county of Hereford, 5½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Hereford; containing 40 inhabitants. It comprises by measurement 667 acres of fertile land; the surface is pleasingly varied, and from the higher grounds are some fine views of the surrounding country, embracing the Welsh mountains. The living, which was formerly united with those of Callow and Acornbury, is a discharged vicarage, endowed with the rectorial tithes, and in the patronage of Guy’s Hospital, London: the tithes have been commuted for £114. 4. 6., and the glebe contains 2 acres.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Directories

Dewsall Herefordshire 1914
Dewsall Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858

Administration

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