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Upton Bishop, Herefordshire

Burgums of the "FF" and "KK" family tree lived at Upton Bishop, Herefordshire.

UPTON BISHOP a parish in the hundred of Greytree, county Hereford, 4 miles N.E. of Ross, and 5 and a half miles W. of Newent. The village is situated on the Upper Road from Gloucester to Hereford. The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. There are a National school and a free school. The Manor House is the principal residence. Mrs. Scudamore is lady of the manor.
Source: The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)


                St Johns the Baptist Parish Church

                                Upton Bishop


FAMILY living at Upton Bishop were as follows -

John Burgham was born at Upton Bishop in about 1838; KK family tree.

1851 Census at Woodouse, Upton Bishop (CS1851-23); John Turner and family, with 3 servants, one of whom was John Burgum (a waggoners boy, age 14); KK family tree.

1891 Census at Bayton, Upton Bishop (CS1891-71); Henry Burgum (farmer), Hannah F. Burgum, Sarah A. Burgum (dau), Joseph Allen Burgum (son), Felicia Rhoda Burgum (dau) and Edith H. Burgum (dau, a scholar); mis-spelt Burgham, FF family tree

1901 Census at Bayton, Upton Bishop (CS1901-25); Joseph Burgham (farmer) and Edith H. Burgum (sister, housekeeper); FF family tree

The map below shows the principle areas in Herefordshire where Burgums and Burghams lived.
1. Aston Ingham         2. Foy                 3. Kempley               4. Kilcot             5. Linton            
6. Much Marcle           7. Taynton         8. Upton Bishop         9. Weston-under-Penyard

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