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Titley, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Titley, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, 3 miles NE of Kington. There is a post, money order, and telegraph office (R.S.O.), and a station about a mile S of the village, on the Leominster and Kington branch of the G.W.R. Acreage, 1899; population, 355. There is a parish council consisting of five members. Titley Court is the ancient seat of the Greenly family. Eywood was formerly the seat of the Harleys, Earls of Oxford. A Benedictine priory, a cell to Tyrone Abbey in France, stood in the parish, and was given by Henry V. to Winchester College. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £141 with residence. Patrons, the Church Patronage Society. The church was rebuilt in 1868, and retains the tower of the previous edifice.

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 parishTitley St. Peter 
Poor Law unionKington 
Registration districtKington1837 - 1839
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 Titley from 1837 to 1839 you should search for the Kington Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Titley from 1838 to 1870 you should search for the Presteigne Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Titley from 1870 to 1974 you should search for the Kington Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Titley from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Titley 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 districtHR5
Post TownKington