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Callow, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Callow, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, 2 miles E of Tram Inn station on the G.W.R., and 4 S by W of Hereford, under which there is a post ofiice; money order and telegraph office, Tram Inn (R.S.O.) Acreage of the parish, 631; population, 91; of the ecclesiastical district, 145. The parish includes the hamlet of Twyford. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Dewsall, in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £122 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1830 and restored in 1884; it has an embattled tower.

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 parishCallow St. Michael 
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 Callow from 1837 to 1974 you should search for the Hereford Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Callow from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Callow are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtHR2
Post TownHereford