Haywood, Herefordshire Genealogy
Guide to Haywood, Herefordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Type||Extra-parochial area (England)|
|County||Herefordshire, England Genealogy|
|Poor Law Union||Hereford|
|Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Rural Deanery||Not Applicable|
|Probate Court||Search the courts of the surrounding parishes|
|Location of Archive|
|Herefordshire Record Office|
Parish History[edit | edit source]
HAYWOOD-FOREST, an extra-parochial liberty, in the hundred of Webtree, county of Hereford, 2½ miles (S. S. W.) from Hereford; containing 123 inhabitants. The district comprises 711 acres, and is intersected by the Hereford and Grosmont railway. 
HAYWOOD-TOWNSHIP, an extra-parochial liberty, in the Upper division of the hundred of Wormelow, county of Hereford. It comprises 780 acres of land, intersected by the Hereford and Grosmont railway; and on the north-west is connected with Haywood-Forest. 
Haywood is a civil parish in Herefordshire with no substantial settlements and is south west of Hereford.
Haywood is an extra parochial place in Herefordshire which neighbours Clehonger, Herefordshire Genealogy Hereford St John the Baptist, Herefordshire Genealogy Upper and Lower Bullinghope with Grafton, Herefordshire Genealogy Callow, Herefordshire Genealogy Dewsall, Herefordshire Genealogy Much Dewchurch, Herefordshire Genealogy and Allensmore, Herefordshire Genealogy
See also the Haywood Forest entry in the National Gazetteer 1868 transcribed by Colin Hinson
Resources[edit | edit source]
Civil Registration[edit | edit source]
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Church records[edit | edit source]
Haywood parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Haywood Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
The Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre houses many parish registers. See The records we hold for a list of records available there. How to contact them:
- Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre
Fir Tree Lane
Hereford HR2 6LA
Telephone: +44 (0)1432 260750
Website: Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre
Census records[edit | edit source]
FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
Category:England Family History Centres to locate local Family History Centres in UK
Introduction to Family History Centers to locate outside UK.
Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.
Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)
The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.
Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]
Probate records[edit | edit source]
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Herefordshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
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