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Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Dewchurch, Much, a village and parish in Herefordshire. The village is 2¼ miles SW of Tram Inn station on the G.W.R., and 6½ SSW of Hereford. It has a post and money order office under Tram Inn (R.S.O.); telegraph office, Tram Inn. The parish comprises 4921 acres, and includes the hamlet of Kiverknoll; population, 585. Mynde Park and Bryngwyn are the chief residences. A Roman camp is near the village. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £335 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1877. It contains some ancient monuments, and in the churchyard is an old preaching cross, restored 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 parishMuch Dewchurch St. Thomas the Martyr 
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 Much Dewchurch from 1837 to 1974 you should search for the Hereford Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

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

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtHR2
Post TownHereford