Herefordshire Family History

Research your Herefordshire ancestors with these family history, genealogy and local history records, which are all available online.


BMDS and Parish Records

Cemetery Records

  • 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

Crime & Punishment

Local History

  • 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.