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<br> Guide to '''Eye, Herefordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  
  
== Parish History  ==
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Eye is a village and&nbsp; in North Herefordshire [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eye,_Herefordshire+ Eye, Herefordshire Wikipedia] The civil parish is Eye Moreton and Ashton<br>
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=== Parish History  ===
  
Eye is an Ancient Parish and included Moreton and Ashton and&nbsp; Luston a township within the parish boundary. A map of the parish boundary is available at [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/eye-eye-st-peter-st-paul-church/+ A church near you]<br>Eye St Peter and St Paul dates from the 13th century although the tower was added in the 19th century. The Parish church has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-150491-church-of-st-peter-and-st-paul-eye-moret+ British listed building]<br>  
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EYE (St. Peter and St. Paul), a '''parish''', in the union of Leominster, hundred of Wolphy, '''county''' of Hereford, 2½ miles (N.) from Leominster; containing, with the township of Ashton with Eye-Moreton, and the township of Luston. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50953#s26 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848),''] pp. 195-206.  Accessed and adapted 6 August, 2013.</ref>  
  
See also [http://herefordshirechurches.co.uk/e/eye-st-peter-st-paul/+ Herefordshire Churches] and [http://leominster.2day.ws/leominster/section/Eye/+ Leominster Community Portal] for Leominster benefice including Luston Methodist Chapel.<br>
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Eye is a village and in North Herefordshire [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eye,_Herefordshire Eye, Herefordshire Wikipedia] The civil parish is Eye Moreton and Ashton<br>  
  
== Resources  ==
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Eye is an Ancient Parish and included Moreton and Ashton and&nbsp; Luston a township within the parish boundary. A map of the parish boundary is available at [http://www.achurchnearyou.com/eye-eye-st-peter-st-paul-church/ A church near you]<br>Eye St Peter and St Paul dates from the 13th century although the tower was added in the 19th century. The Parish church has been designated as a grade I listed building [http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-150491-church-of-st-peter-and-st-paul-eye-moret British listed building]<br>
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See also [http://herefordshirechurches.co.uk/e/eye-st-peter-st-paul/ Herefordshire Churches] and [http://leominster.2day.ws/leominster/section/Eye/ Leominster Community Portal] for Leominster benefice including Luston Methodist Chapel.<br>
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. <br>
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Eye parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
The Diocesan Record Office for Herefordshire has deposited Parish registers reference AE2 for 1571-1971 and Bishop's transcripts 1660-1863<br>
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Herefordshire Archive Service<br>Herefordshire Record Office<br>Harold Street<br>Hereford<br>HR1 2QX
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Office Tel No: +44 (0)1432 260750<br>Email: archives@herefordshire.gov.uk<br>
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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>
  
Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection <br>{{FHL|England%2C+Hereford%2C+Eye|subject|disp=Eye}} <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>
  
 
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
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 [http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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.
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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'''[[FHC Portal]]''' page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.  
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:England_Family_History_Centres] to locate local Family History Centres in UK
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[[:Category:England Family History Centres]] to locate local Family History Centres in UK  
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Introduction_to_LDS_Family_History_Centers] to locate outside UK.
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[[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.
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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.  
  
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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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.
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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.  
  
[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/group/ukicen/UK_Census_Collection.aspx+ Ancestry UK Census Collection]
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[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/group/ukicen Ancestry UK Census Collection]  
  
[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]
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[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]  
  
[http://www.1881pubs.com/+ for details of public houses in the 1881 census]
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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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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.[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&amp;sourceid=1&amp;utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&amp;utm_medium=Key+Keywords&amp;utm_campaign=1911+census+ Find my Past 1911 census] <br>
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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>  
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
[[Leominster Poor Law Union, Herefordshire]]
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[[Leominster Poor Law Union, Herefordshire]]  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
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*[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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Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.  
  
[[Category:Herefordshire]]
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Guide to Eye, Herefordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Eye, Herefordshire
Eye St+Peter St+Paul Herefordshire.jpg
Eye St+Peter St+Paul Herefordshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wolphy
County Herefordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Leominster
Registration District Leominster
Records begin
Parish registers: 1573
Bishop's Transcripts: 1660
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Leominster
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]

EYE (St. Peter and St. Paul), a parish, in the union of Leominster, hundred of Wolphy, county of Hereford, 2½ miles (N.) from Leominster; containing, with the township of Ashton with Eye-Moreton, and the township of Luston. [1]

Eye is a village and in North Herefordshire Eye, Herefordshire Wikipedia The civil parish is Eye Moreton and Ashton

Eye is an Ancient Parish and included Moreton and Ashton and  Luston a township within the parish boundary. A map of the parish boundary is available at A church near you
Eye St Peter and St Paul dates from the 13th century although the tower was added in the 19th century. The Parish church has been designated as a grade I listed building British listed building

See also Herefordshire Churches and Leominster Community Portal for Leominster benefice including Luston Methodist Chapel.

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]

Eye 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
Eye 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 theFamily 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]

Leominster 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]

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. 195-206. Accessed and adapted 6 August, 2013.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk