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Kingstone, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Kingstone, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, 3½ miles NW by W of Tram Inn station on the G.W.R., and 7 SW of Hereford, with a post and money order office under Hereford; telegraph office, Tram Inn. Acreage, 2026; population, 369. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Thmxton, in the diocese of Hereford; joint net value, £167 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is Early English with some Late Norman work, was restored in 1890, and the tower was rebuilt in 1842. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 parishKingstone St. Michael 
Poor Law unionDore 
Registration districtDore1837 - 1838
Registration districtHereford1838 - 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 Kingstone from 1837 to 1838 you should search for the Dore Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Kingstone from 1838 to 1974 you should search for the Hereford Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Kingstone from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Kingstone 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: