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Huntington, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Huntington, a parish in Herefordshire, on the river Arrow, adjacent to Radnorshire, 4 miles SW of Kington. It has fairs on 18 July and 13 Nov. Post town, Kington. Acreage, 1982; population, 229. Ruins exist of an ancient castle, built for the defence of the marches. The living is a rectory, annexed to the vicarage of Kington, in the diocese of Hereford. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1891. There is a Congregational chapel.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyHerefordshire 
HundredHuntington 
Poor Law unionKington 
Registration districtKington1837 - 1839
Registration districtHereford1837 - 1932
Registration districtPresteigne1838 - 1870
Registration districtKington1870 - 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 Huntington from 1837 to 1839 you should search for the Kington Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Huntington from 1837 to 1932 you should search for the Hereford Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Huntington from 1838 to 1870 you should search for the Presteigne Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Huntington from 1870 to 1974 you should search for the Kington Registration District.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Huntington from the following:


Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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