Turnastone, a parish in Herefordshire, on the river Dove, a quarter of a mile W of Vowchurch station on the Golden Valley railway, 7 miles NNW of Pontrilas station on the G.W.R., and 10 WSW of Hereford. Post town. Vowchurch (R.S.O.); money order office, Peterchurch; telegraph office, Tram Inn. Acreage, 539; population, 58. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £76 with residence. The church is Early English, and was restored in 1884.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Turnastone St. Mary|
|Poor Law union||Dore|
|Registration district||Dore||1837 - 1838|
|Registration district||Hereford||1838 - 1974|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Turnastone from 1837 to 1838 you should search for the Dore Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Turnastone from 1838 to 1974 you should search for the Hereford Registration District.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Turnastone from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Turnastone (St. Mary))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Herefordshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Turnastone are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Herefordshire newspapers online: