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Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire

Burgums of the "FF" family tree lived at Weston Under Penyard and AT Burgum was christened there.

WESTON-UNDER-PENYARD, a parish, with a village, in Ross district, Hereford; 2¼ miles SE of Ross railway. station. It has a post-office under Ross. Acres, 3,142. Real property, £7,999. Pop., 828. Houses, 162. The manor belongs to Lord Ashburton. Frogmore House and Rudhall are chief residences. Remains of an old castle are in Penyard Park. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £567. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels, a parochial school, and charities £5.
Source - John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72

Little remains of Penyard Castle, built in the fourteenth century, which lies about two miles south-west of the village and gives its name to the location.

Above - St Lawrence Parish Church, Weston under Penyard.

Left - A.T. Burgum was christened in the font here.

Bottom left - Upper Weston Farm

Bottom right - Kingstone Court Farm

FAMILY living at Weston under Penyard were as follows -

1841 Census at Weston under Penyard (CS1841-15); Henry Burgam (farmer), Mary Burgam and Jane Burgam (dau); FF family tree.
1841 Census at Frogmore, Weston under Penyard (CS1841-17); William Burgan and 4 servants; FF family tree.

1851 Census at 31 Kenson Court, Weston under Penyard (CS1851-22); Henry Burgham, Frances Burgham and Mary Ann Jones (ser); FF family tree.

1871 Census at Upper Weston House, Weston under Penyard (CS1871-68); Joseph Perkins (retired farmer), with his family and Charlotte Burgum, age 60 (visitor, no occupation, unmarried); FF family tree.

1871 Census at Kingstone Court, Weston under Penyard (CS1871-74); Henry Burgum (farmer 300 acres, employing 5 men, 5 boys and 1 woman), Hannah Burgum, Henry A. Burgum (son), Joseph A. Burgum (son) and Felica Burgum (dau); FF family tree.

1881 Census at Kingstone Court, Weston under Penyard (CS1881-11); Henry Burgum (farmer), Hannah Burgum, Sarah Burgum (dau), Henry A.H. Burgum (son), Joseph A. Burgum (son), Felica Burgum (dau) and Edith A. Burgum (dau); 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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