Haywood, Herefordshire

Haywood, Herefordshire Family History Guide

Haywood is an extra-parochial place in the county of Hereford; 3¾ miles south-south-west of Hereford.

Parishes adjacent to Haywood

  • Dewsall
  • Much Dewchurch
  • Callow
  • Upper and Lower Bullinghope with Grafton
  • Clehonger
  • Allensmore
  • Hereford St John the Baptist

Historical Descriptions

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Haywood, an extra-parochial liberty in the upper division of the hund. of Wormelow, county of Hereford; 3¾ miles south-south-west of Hereford, in the line of the Abergavenny and Hereford railway. Hops have been annually cultivated in this parish to the extent of 35 acres. Acres 1,650. Houses 8. Pop., in 1801, 68 , in 1831, 53.

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


Haywood Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858

Haywood liberty adjoins the township of Grafton and parish of Dewsall, and is extra-parochial, containing about 1,000 acres, which are applied to arable, pasture, and meadow. A small quantity of hops are grown in this locality. F R. Wegg Prosser, Esq., of Belmont, is lord of the soil and lord of the manor. Letters through Hereford, which is the nearest money order office.

Andrews William, farmer

Barrett E, farmer, Merry hill

Edwards J. & R., farmers

James William, farmer, Knockerell

Landon T., farmer, Haywood lodge

Sandford W., carpenter

Wilcox Francis, blacksmith

Source: Edward Cassey & Co.: History, Topography, and Directory of Herefordshire. Printed by William Bailey, 107, Fishergate 1858.


  • County: Herefordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Hereford
  • Probate Court: Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
  • Diocese: Not Applicable
  • Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
  • Poor Law Union: Hereford
  • Hundred: Webtree
  • Province: Canterbury