How Caple, Herefordshire Genealogy
Parish History[edit | edit source]
How Caple St Andrew and St Mary is an Ancient Parish and includes the hamlet of Totnor within the parish.
The church of St Andrew and St Mary dates from the 14th century wirh restorations in 1889, 1910-1912 and the 1920's and 1930's. It has been designated a grade II* listed building by English Heritage British listed building
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described How Caple like this:
HOW-CAPLE, a village and a parish in Ross district, Hereford. The village stands near the river Wye, 2¾ miles ENE of Fawley r. station, and 4½ NNE of Ross; and has a post office under Ross. The parish comprises 1, 018 acres. Real property, £1, 918. Pop., 161. Houses, 29. The manor belongs to Mrs. Coleman and Mrs. Holt. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Sollers-Hope, in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £344.* Patron, Mrs. S. Stackhouse. The church has a pinnacled tower.
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]
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Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collectionHow Caple
Census records[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.
Web sites[edit | edit source]
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