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Herefordshire Genealogy

 
Description

""HEREFORDSHIRE, an inland Co. on the SE. border of Wales, and bounded N. by Shropshire and Worcestershire, E. by Worcestershire and Gloucestershire, S. by Gloucestershire and Monmouthshire, and W. by Monmouthshire, Radnorshire, mid Brecknockshire; greatest length N. and S. 38 miles, greatest breadth E. and W. 35 miles; 532,918 acres, population 121,062." from Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887

Genuki - Herefordshire
Genuki is the largest collection of research information
on the net for UK
Neighbouring Counties
 
Breconshire, Gloucestershire, Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire
Herefordshire GenWeb
maintained by volunteers in an effort to help researchers
find local resources and reference information
Archives and Libraries
 
Hereford Cathedral - Library and Archives Herefordshire Libraries & Information Service
Herefordshire Lookup Exchange
request free lookups of censuses, parish registers
held by individual volunteers
Local Genealogy Societies & Groups
Cyndi's List - Herefordshire
largest private collection
of genealogy links on the web
 




 
 
 

Genealogy Record Sources

many of these sites can provide source record information of ancestors:
 
Directories
huge resource by University of Leicester; of local and trade directories from 1750 to 1919
Parish and Probate Records
14,400 records including baptisms/christenings, burials,
marriages, tombstone inscriptions, obituaries, tax lists and wills.
Surname Lists
provides surnames being researched and email address of researcher
England & Wales BMDs
search over 40 million England & Wales free B,M&Ds
Message Boards
post and read about Herefordshire genealogy with other researchers
Cemeteries
Interment.net - Herefordshire
Saving Graves - Herefordshire

Parish Registers

free internet searches of baptism, marriage, and burial records,
which have been transcribed from parish and non-conformist church registers
War Memorials
Roll-of-Honour - Herefordshire
Herefordshire war memorials and rolls of honour
 
800 Million Name UK Database
search 800 million UK  records in over 60 individual databases
Censuses
1841-1891 Census transcriptions by volunteers