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== Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''Aylton, Herefordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
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| caption = Aylton Parish Church Herefordshire
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Herefordshire
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| Hundred = Radlow
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Ledbury/ Ledbury]
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| Registration District = Ledbury
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| PRbegin = 1748
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| BTbegin = 1661
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Hereford
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| Rural Deanery = Frome
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== Resources  ==
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=== Parish History  ===
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AYLTON, a parish, in the union of Ledbury, hundred of Radlow, county of Hereford, 4¼ miles (W.) from Ledbury. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50772#s8  ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848),''] pp. 120-124.  Adapted.  Date accessed:  12 June 2013.</ref>
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Aylton is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire see [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aylton] for a history of the estate and village settlement.<br>
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The small undedicated '''parish''' church of this Ancient Parish stands on a platform adjacent to Aylton Court Farm House about 3 miles west of Ledbury.<br>
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The Aylton parish church has been designated as a grade II* listed building, [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-152673-aylton-parish-church-aylton] and the oast at Court Farm has recently been restored and the mediaeval barn has also been restored in recent years.
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See also [https://herefordshirepast.co.uk/churches/aylton-parish-church/ Herefordshire Churches] and [http://pixleyanddistrict.org.uk/?page_id=17+ Pixley and District Website]<br>
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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Aylton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>ArcherSoftware.co.uk</ref>
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.<br><br>
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The Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre houses many parish registers. See [https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/info/200164/herefordshire_archive_and_records_centre/83/visit_herefordshire_archive_and_records_centre/2 The records we hold] for a list of records available there. How to contact them:<br>
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:Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre<br>Fir Tree Lane<br>Rotherwas<br>Hereford HR2 6LA<br>Telephone:  +44 (0)1432 260750<br>Email: [mailto:archives@herefordshire.gov.uk archives@herefordshire.gov.uk]<br>Website: [https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/info/200164/herefordshire_archive_and_records_centre Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre]<br>
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.  
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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&nbsp;'''[[FHC Portal]]'''&nbsp;page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
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[[:Category:England Family History Centres]] to locate local Family History Centres in UK
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[[Introduction to Family History Centers]] to locate outside UK.
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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.
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Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)
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The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.
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[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/group/ukicen Ancestry UK Census Collection]
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[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]
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Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.  
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The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&sourceid=1&utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&utm_medium=Key+Keywords&utm_campaign=1911+census+ Find my Past 1911 census] <br>
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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[[Ledbury Poor Law Union, Herefordshire]]
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Herefordshire Probate Records|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.
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Herefordshire Probate Records|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  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites ==
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== Websites ==
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http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/HEF/Aylton/index.html
  
 
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.  
 
Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.  
  
[[Category:Herefordshire]]
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== References  ==
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{{reflist}} {{Herefordshire}}
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[[Category:Herefordshire Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 14:42, 17 September 2020

Guide to Aylton, Herefordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Aylton, Herefordshire
Aylton Parish Church Herefordshire.jpg
Aylton Parish Church Herefordshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Radlow
County Herefordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Ledbury
Registration District Ledbury
Records begin
Parish registers: 1748
Bishop's Transcripts: 1661
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Frome
Diocese Hereford
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Herefordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

AYLTON, a parish, in the union of Ledbury, hundred of Radlow, county of Hereford, 4¼ miles (W.) from Ledbury. [1]

Aylton is a village and civil parish in Herefordshire see [1] for a history of the estate and village settlement.

The small undedicated parish church of this Ancient Parish stands on a platform adjacent to Aylton Court Farm House about 3 miles west of Ledbury.

The Aylton parish church has been designated as a grade II* listed building, [2] and the oast at Court Farm has recently been restored and the mediaeval barn has also been restored in recent years.

See also Herefordshire Churches and Pixley and District Website

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]

Aylton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS BTs = England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FMP = Herefordshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Aylton Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS BTs 1583-1898
1583-1898
1583-1898
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FMP 1538-1935
1538-1936
1541-1992
NBI



1813-1839
IGI



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
Rotherwas
Hereford HR2 6LA
Telephone: +44 (0)1432 260750
Email: archives@herefordshire.gov.uk
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.

Ancestry UK Census Collection

Find my Past census search 1841-1901


Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.

The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.Find my Past 1911 census

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Ledbury Poor Law Union, Herefordshire Genealogy

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]

http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/HEF/Aylton/index.html

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 120-124. Adapted. Date accessed: 12 June 2013.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk