Difference between revisions of "Diocese of Hereford"

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The area of the diocese incorporates:
The area of the diocese incorporates:
* [[Herefordshire]]
* [[Herefordshire Genealogy|Herefordshire]]
* Southern [[Shropshire Genealogy|Shropshire]]
* Southern [[Shropshire Genealogy|Shropshire]]
* a few parishes within
* a few parishes within

Revision as of 17:54, 2 February 2015

Diocese of Hereford
Hereford Cathedral.jpg
Hereford Cathedral
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Province Canterbury
Archdeaconries Hereford, Ludlow
Legal Jurisdictions
Bishops Court Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)

The Diocese of Hereford forms part of the Province of Canterbury of the England Church Records.

History[edit | edit source]

The diocese was founded in 676

The area of the diocese incorporates:

Archdeaconries and deaneries[edit | edit source]

The diocese is divided into two Archdeaconries containing a total of thirteen deaneries:

  • the Archdeaconry of Hereford
    • comprises the Deaneries of Abbeydore, Bromyard, Hereford, Kington & Weobley, Ledbury, Leominster and Ross & Archenfield.
  • the Archdeaconry of Ludlow
    • comprises the Deaneries of Bridgnorth, Clun Forrest, Condover, Ludlow, Pontesbury and Telford Severn