Research your Herefordshire ancestors with these family history, genealogy and local history records, which are all available online.
- Herefordshire Archives
See their online records and find out which other records are available offline.
BMDS and Parish Records
Search for civil birth, marriage and death records.
- Herefordshire Parish Records
Baptisms, marriages and burials from the 1500s onwards.
- Billion Graves
There are over 100,000 records for Herefordshire to search here.
- Find a Grave
Records from 147 Herefordshire Unitary Authority cemeteries.
- Gravestone Photos
Images and names from 7 Herefordshire graveyards.
- Census Records 1841-1921
The complete census, plus the 1939 Herefordshire Register with over 107,000 individuals from this census substitute.
- FreeCEN 1841-1891
Free to search and view.
Crime & Punishment
- Herefordshire Prison Register 1849-1915
Find out what crime your ancestor committed, their date of birth, occupation, victim and more.
- Herefordshire Old Maps
Links to old maps of Herefordshire dating from 1610 – 1900. There are about 50 maps listed varying in quality.
- Place-Names of Herefordshire
The origins and development of the names of cities, town and villages.
- GENUKI Herefordshire
A free family history & genealogy resource which lists links and resources for the English county of Herefordshire.
- Herefordshire Family History Society
The Herefordshire Family History Society website has lots of useful information and resources including surname interests, a forum, a shop, local events, meetings, some local information and free resources. A great place to start tracing your Herefordshire ancestors.
Wills & Probate
- Herefordshire Wills
The Wills of Herefordshire website has abstracts of Herefordshire Probate Records which are viewable by searching for a name or browsing the surname lists.