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Churches and Cemeteries

  1. About the Forest of Dean, GLS
  2. Abbey Dore, HER
  3. Abenhall, GLS
  4. Aberdare St John, GLA
  5. Abson St James, GLS
  6. Aldgate St Botolph's, LON
  7. Alverstoke St Mary's, HAM
  8. Ashton Cemetery
  9. Aston Ingham, HER
  10. Bagillt St Mary, FLN
  11. Bedwellty St Sannan, MON
  12. Beoley St Leonards, WOR
  13. Bermondsey St Magdalen, LON
  14. Billingham St Cuthbert, DUR
  15. Bilston Churches
  16. Birmingham Churches
  17. Birmingham Cemeteries
  18. Bishopswood, HER
  19. Bochrwd St Cynog's, RAD
  20. Bodfari, FLN
  21. Bolton St Peter, LAN
  22. Bradford St Nicholas, WIL
  23. Bradford St Peter, YKS
  24. Bream, GLS
  25. Bristol, city of
  26. Caerphilly St Martins, MGM
  27. Canewdon, ESS
  28. Cawnpore, India
  29. Chirk St Marys, DEN
  30. Cilcain St Mary, FLN
  31. Cinderford St John, GLS
  32. Christchurch Berry Hill, GLS
  33. Coleford Cemetery
  34. Cornwall Churches
  35. Crewe Christ Church
  36. Darlaston Wesleyan, STS
  37. Deane St Mary, Lan
  38. Derby Churches, DBY
  39. Dixton St Peter's, MON
  40. Drybrook, GLS
  41. Dudley St Thomas, WOR
  42. Dukinfield Cemetery, GTM
  43. Dymock St Mary's, GLS
  44. East Ham St Mary, LON
  45. East Stonehouse St George, DEV
  46. Eglwysilan St Ilan, GLA
  47. English Bicknor St Mary, GLS
  48. Farningham St Peter, KEN
  49. Feckenham St John, WOR
  50. Flaxley St Mary, GLS
  51. Flint St Mary, FLN
  52. Fownhope St Mary, HER
  53. Garth Road Cemetery, Merton, SRY
  54. Garway St Michael, HER
  55. Gateshead St Mary, DUR
  56. Gillingham, NOR
  57. Gloucester St Mary de Lode
  58. Goodrich St Giles, HER
  59. Hackney, LON
  60. Hanley St John, STS
  61. Heaton Norris, Christ Church, LAN
  62. Hereford Churches, HER
  63. Horton Kirby St Mary, KEN
  64. Hyde St Thomas, CHS
  65. Islington and St Panras Cemeteries
  66. Kempley St Mary, GLS
  67. Kidderminster St Mary, WOR
  68. Kimberworth St Thomas, YKS
  69. Ledbury, HER
  70. Linton St Mary, HER
  71. Littledean St Ethelberts, GLS
  72. Llanfihangel St Michael, MON
  73. Llanion Cemetery, PEM
  74. Longhope All Saints, GLS
  75. Lydbrook Holy Jesus, GLS
  76. Lydney St Mary, GLS
  77. Madley, HER
  78. Maldon St Marys, ESS
  79. Mitcheldean St Michael, GLS
  80. Monmouth St Mary, MON
  81. Mordiford, HER
  82. Moxley All Saints, STS
  83. Much Marcle St Bartholomew, HER
  84. Nantyglo, MON
  85. Newent St Mary, GLS
  86. Newland All Saints, GLS
  87. Newnham St Peter, GLS
  88. Old Buckenham All Saints, NFK
  89. Oxenhall St Anne's, GLS
  90. Parkend St Pauls, GLS
  91. Pontefract, YKS
  92. Portsmouth Churches
  93. Rawmarsh Cemetery, YKS
  94. Ross on Wye St Marys, HER
  95. Rotherham Minster, YKS
  96. Ruardean, GLS
  97. Shelsley Beauchamp, WOR
  98. Shoreditch, LON
  99. Smethwick, STS
  100. Soho St Anne's, LON
  101. Staunton All Saints, GLS
  102. Stepney St Dunstans, LON
  103. Stockport St Peter
  104. Tameside Cemeteries
  105. Taynton St Lawrence, GLS
  106. Tickenham Quiricus, SOM
  107. Tidenham, GLS
  108. Trevethin St Cadoc, MON
  109. Tutshill St Luke, GLS
  110. Upper Llanfrechfa, MON
  111. Upton St Leonards, GLS
  112. Upton Bishop, HER
  113. Viney Hill All Saints, GLS
  114. Walford, HER
  115. Wednesbury St James, STS
  116. Welsh Bicknor, HER
  117. West Bromwich Christ Church
  118. Weston under Penyard, HER
  119. Whitchurch St Candida, DOR
  120. Whitchurch St Dubricius, HER
  121. Wick, GLS
  122. Woodham Ferrers, ESS
  123. Woolaston St Andrews, GLS
  124. Yardley St Edburgha's, BIRM.
  125. Yorkley, GLS
Upton Bishop, Herefordshire

Burgums and Burghams of the "FF" family tree and possibly the "KK" family tree lived here, or nearby.

UPTON BISHOP ST JOHN THE BAPTIST dates back from the 12th and 14th century. It is built of local sandstone. It was reopened following a major restoration in July 1862. The church has a nave that is 12th century and the south aisle and arcade were added about 1180. The chancel was rebuilt in the early 13th century. The south porch is 14th century while the square west tower was constructed around 1400.. The south vestry was added in 1880. The parish register dates back to 1571.

In the 1851 census John Burgum was living in the house of Mr Turner, of Woodhouse, Upton Bishop. He was working as a waggoners boy, aged 14. The 1891 census shows Henry Burgham, a farmer, and his wife Hannah living at Bayton, in Upton Bishop, with children Sarah (31), Joseph (28), Felicia (26) and Edith (14). By 1901, Joseph was living at Bayton with his sister Edith.

The list below shows the baptisms, marriages and burials that took place at Upton Bishop.

Name Date Location BMD Minister Notes FT
William Burgum 08 Dec 1775 Upton Bishop Marriage Theo. Prosser m=Mary Woodard  
Betty Burgum 10 Apr 1785 Upton Bishop Baptism   P=William + Mary  
Mary Burgam 02 May 1786 Upton Bishop Burial      
Catherina Burgman 24 Jun 1798 Upton Bishop Baptism Canon Bagnall (1) P=William + Mary  
Ann Burgum 15 May 1801 Upton Bishop Baptism John Foley P=William + Ann  
Catharine Burgum 21 Jan 1802 Upton Bishop Burial John Napleton    
Charlotte Burgum 19 May 1805 Upton Bishop Baptism   base dau. of Elizabeth  
Betty Burgham 15 Feb 1811 Upton Bishop Marriage G.Gretton m=Robert Phelps  
Thomas Burgum 02 Mar 1812 Upton Bishop Burial      
Sarah Burgum 23 Apr 1826 Upton Bishop Burial Theo. Prosser Age 36  
William Burgum 21 Jul 1831 Upton Bishop Burial Theo. Prosser Age 84  
Ann Burgum 24 Jan 1839 Upton Bishop Burial Theo. Prosser Age 84  
George Burgum 02 Nov 1848 Upton Bishop Marriage J. Garbett (2) m=Charlotte Edwards FF
George Burgam 26 Aug 1865 Upton Bishop Burial T.B. Power (3) Age 42 FF
Charlotte Bargum 26 Aug 1869 Upton Bishop Burial T.B. Power (3) Age 48 FF
Hannah F. Burgham 25 May 1894 Upton Bishop Burial Andrew Pope Age 56 FF
Felicia R. Burgham 25 Jun 1894 Upton Bishop Marriage Andrew Pope m=George H. Stallard FF
Henry Burgham 25 Feb 1899 Upton Bishop Marriage Andrew Pope m=Elizabeth Jones FF
Henry Burgham 28 May 1899 Upton Bishop Burial Andrew Pope Age 69 FF
Joseph A. Burgum 02 Jul 1904 Upton Bishop Burial Andrew Pope Age 41 FF

(1) Gibbons Bagnall, M.A. graduated from King's College, Cambridge in 1660. He was prebendary of Bartonsham, Herefordshire in 1767 and later Vicar of Holm Lacy. He died in 1800.

(2) James Garbett was educated at Christ Church, Oxford. He was described thus - "He was a veiy useful man at Hereford for many years in administering the affairs of the College, or as preacher at the Cathedral in lieu of absent Prebendaries. He was then oppressed with much work and a multitude of olive branches. His eldest son, James, made his mark at Oxford, became Professor of Poetry and Bampton Lecturer in 1842, and died March 26, 1879, aged 77, as Archdeacon of Chichester.

(3) Thomas Barratt Power was educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and became a Fellow there. He was headmaster of the Cathedral School from 1851 until 1857. He became prebendary of Moreton Parva in 1856. He died February 17, 1874, aged 51, and was buried at Ventnor, Isle of Wight. There is a memorial window and inscription to him on the south side of the chancel within Upton Bishop St John.

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