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Little Dewchurch, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Dewchurch, Little, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, under Aconbury Hill, 3 miles SW of Holm-Lacy station on the Hereford, Boss, and Gloucester branch of the G.W.R., and 5½ S by E of Hereford, with a post-office under Ross; money order and telegraph office, Hoarwithy; Acreage, 3726; population of the civil parish, 286; of the ecclesiastical, 325. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £130 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Hereford. The church was rebuilt in 1871.

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 parishLittle Dewchurch St. David 
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 Little Dewchurch from 1837 to 1974 you should search for the Hereford Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Little Dewchurch from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Little Dewchurch 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