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Allensmore, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Allensmore, a parish in Herefordshire, 2 miles from Tram-Inn station on the G.W.R., 4 SW of Hereford. It has a post office under Tram-Inn (R.S.O.), which is the money order and telegraph office. The parish includes the townships of Allensmore and Hungerstone, with the hamlets of Winnall and Cobhall. Acreage, 2024; population, 520. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £266. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church, an ancient stone edifice, was restored in 1880; it has a Norman doorway and some good monuments. There is a Wesleyan Methodist and a Primitive Methodist chapel. Allensmore Court is a fine old country seat, situated in a finely-wooded park.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHerefordshire 
Ecclesiastical parishAllensmore St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionHereford 
Registration districtHereford1837 - 1974

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

For births, marriages, and deaths in Allensmore from 1837 to 1974 you should search for the Hereford Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Allensmore from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Herefordshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Herefordshire newspapers online:

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtHR2
Post TownHereford