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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Bockleton is a village and part of the civil parish of Stoke Bliss in the Malvern Hills of Worcestershire.[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bockleton+ Bockleton Wikipedia]<br>  
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Bockleton is a village and civil parish also part of the civil parish of Stoke Bliss in the Malvern Hills district of Worcestershire.[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bockleton+ Bockleton Wikipedia]<br>  
  
 
Bockleton St Michael and All Angels is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Hereford which includes Hampton Charles and is partly in Worcestershire and partly in Herefordshire. Part of the parish boundary forms part of the county boundary with neighbours [[Hatfield, Herefordshire]] and [[Thornbury, Herefordshire]] and the modern parish forms part of the&nbsp;Leominster Team Ministry<br>Team Office<br>The Forbury Chapel<br>Church Street<br>Leominster<br>HR6 8NQ  
 
Bockleton St Michael and All Angels is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Hereford which includes Hampton Charles and is partly in Worcestershire and partly in Herefordshire. Part of the parish boundary forms part of the county boundary with neighbours [[Hatfield, Herefordshire]] and [[Thornbury, Herefordshire]] and the modern parish forms part of the&nbsp;Leominster Team Ministry<br>Team Office<br>The Forbury Chapel<br>Church Street<br>Leominster<br>HR6 8NQ  
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See also [http://leominster.2day.ws/leominster/section/Bockleton/+ Leominster Community portal] for Leominster Benefice<br>  
 
See also [http://leominster.2day.ws/leominster/section/Bockleton/+ Leominster Community portal] for Leominster Benefice<br>  
  
Deposited parish registers are at The Diocesan Record Office for Herefordshire
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Deposited parish registers are at The Diocesan Record Office for Herefordshire  
  
Herefordshire Archive Service<br>Herefordshire Record Office<br>Harold Street<br>Hereford<br>HR1 2QX
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Herefordshire Archive Service<br>Herefordshire Record Office<br>Harold Street<br>Hereford<br>HR1 2QX  
  
Office Tel No: +44 (0)1432 260750<br>Email: archives@herefordshire.gov.uk<br>
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Office Tel No: +44 (0)1432 260750<br>Email: archives@herefordshire.gov.uk<br>  
  
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The Parish church of Bockleton St Michael, Bockleton Road, Worcestershire WR15 8PP in the civil parish of Bockleton has been designated as a grade II* listed building.<br>  
  
 
See also Lewis, Samuel A. '''''A Topographical Dictionary of England''''' (1848), pp. 290-295. [ http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50810+ at British History Online]
 
See also Lewis, Samuel A. '''''A Topographical Dictionary of England''''' (1848), pp. 290-295. [ http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50810+ at British History Online]

Revision as of 23:10, 4 February 2012

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Part of this parish is in Herefordshire. See also Bockleton, Herefordshire Genealogy.

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Bockleton is a village and civil parish also part of the civil parish of Stoke Bliss in the Malvern Hills district of Worcestershire.Bockleton Wikipedia

Bockleton St Michael and All Angels is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Hereford which includes Hampton Charles and is partly in Worcestershire and partly in Herefordshire. Part of the parish boundary forms part of the county boundary with neighbours Hatfield, Herefordshire Genealogy and Thornbury, Herefordshire Genealogy and the modern parish forms part of the Leominster Team Ministry
Team Office
The Forbury Chapel
Church Street
Leominster
HR6 8NQ

See also Leominster Community portal for Leominster Benefice

Deposited parish registers are at The Diocesan Record Office for Herefordshire

Herefordshire Archive Service
Herefordshire Record Office
Harold Street
Hereford
HR1 2QX

Office Tel No: +44 (0)1432 260750
Email: archives@herefordshire.gov.uk

The Parish church of Bockleton St Michael, Bockleton Road, Worcestershire WR15 8PP in the civil parish of Bockleton has been designated as a grade II* listed building.

See also Lewis, Samuel A. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 290-295. [ http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50810+ at British History Online]

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]

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records.

The Diocesan Record Office for Herefordshire has deposited Parish registers reference AF53 1574-1973 and Bishop's transcripts 1638-1871

Herefordshire Archive Service
Herefordshire Record Office
Harold Street
Hereford
HR1 2QX

Office Tel No: +44 (0)1432 260750
Email: archives@herefordshire.gov.uk 

Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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 FHC Portal: Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

[1] to locate local Family History Centres in UK

[2] 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

for details of public houses in the 1881 census

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

Probate records
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Worcestershire 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
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

Worcester Branch of the Birmingham and Midland Society for Genealogy and Heraldry
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