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Wellington, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Wellington, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, 2 miles NNW of Moreton-on-Lugg station on the Shrewsbury and Hereford (G.W. and L. & N.W. Joint) railway, and 5½ N by W of Hereford. There is a post and money order office under Hereford; telegraph office, Bodenham. Acreage, 3060; population of the civil parish, 613; of the ecclesiastical, 563. There is a parish council consisting of eight members. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value £200 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. The church is ancient, and was restored, with the exception of the tower, in 1887. There are six almshouses and other charities.

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 parishWellington St. Margaret 
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 Wellington from 1837 to 1974 you should search for the Hereford Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wellington from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Wellington 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 districtHR4
Post TownHereford