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Kinsham, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Kinsham, a parish in Herefordshire, near the boundary of Radnorshire, on the river Lugg, 4 miles E of Presteign. Post town, Presteign. The parish contains the townships of Upper and Lower Kinsham. Acreage, 1538; population of the civil parish, 103; of the ecclesiastical, 58. Kinsham Court, a fine old mansion, was the seat of the Oxford and Mortimer families. The living is a donative in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £50. The church at Upper Kinsham is a small modern edifice, and was restored in 1888.

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 
Poor Law unionPresteign 
Registration districtKington1886 - 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 Kinsham from 1886 to 1974 you should search for the Kington Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Kinsham 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: