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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
WIGMORE (St. James), a '''parish''', in the '''union''' of Ludlow, '''hundred''' of Wigmore, '''county''' of Hereford, 8 miles (S. W.) from Ludlow.  On a commanding elevation, a little westward of the village, are the ivy-mantled ruins of Wigmore Castle, the outer works of which are the most perfect. In the neighbourhood are traces of several British encampments, attributed to Caractacus; and some Roman encampments.<ref> Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51406#s20 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848),''] pp. 571-575. Accessed and adapted 10 July, 2013. </ref>
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WIGMORE (St. James), a '''parish''', in the '''union''' of Ludlow, '''hundred''' of Wigmore, '''county''' of Hereford, 8 miles (S. W.) from Ludlow.  On a commanding elevation, a little westward of the village, are the ivy-mantled ruins of Wigmore Castle, the outer works of which are the most perfect. In the neighbourhood are traces of several British encampments, attributed to Caractacus; and some Roman encampments.<ref> Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51406#s20 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848),''] pp. 571-575. Accessed and adapted 10 July, 2013. </ref>
  
 
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Parish History[edit | edit source]

WIGMORE (St. James), a parish, in the union of Ludlow, hundred of Wigmore, county of Hereford, 8 miles (S. W.) from Ludlow. On a commanding elevation, a little westward of the village, are the ivy-mantled ruins of Wigmore Castle, the outer works of which are the most perfect. In the neighbourhood are traces of several British encampments, attributed to Caractacus; and some Roman encampments.[1]

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]

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


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]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 571-575. Accessed and adapted 10 July, 2013.

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