Wormbridge, a parish in Herefordshire, 1 mile SW of St Devereux station on the G.W.R., and 8½ miles SW of Hereford. It has a post office under Tram Inn (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Poutrilas. Acreage, 732; population, 86. The living is annexed to the rectory of St Devereux, in the diocese of Hereford. The church is Norman.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Wormbridge St. Thomas the Apostle|
|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 Wormbridge from 1837 to 1838 you should search for the Dore Registration District.
For births, marriages, and deaths in Wormbridge from 1838 to 1974 you should search for the Hereford Registration District.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Wormbridge from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Wormbridge (St. Thomas the Apostle))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Herefordshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Wormbridge 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: