Place:Sutton St. Michael, Herefordshire, England

NameSutton St. Michael
Alt namesSt Nicholas Sudtunesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 132
St Nicholas Sutunesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 132
Sutton St Michaelsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 132; Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) p 689
Sutton Saint Michael
Sutton-St. Michaelsource: Family History Library Catalog
Coordinates52.1012°N 2.7022°W
Located inHerefordshire, England
Also located inHereford and Worcester, England     (1974 - 1998)
Herefordshire, England     (1998 - )
See alsoBroxash Hundred, Herefordshire, Englandhundred of which the parish was a part
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

"Jointly rated with Sutton St Nicholas [ancient parish] as 'Sutton' for [Poor Law]/civil purposes." (Source:A Vision of Britain through Time

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Sutton St. Michael from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"SUTTON-ST. MICHAEL, a parish in the [registration] district and county of Hereford; near Moreton [railway[ station, and 4 miles N by E of Hereford. Post town: Hereford. Acres: 679. Real property, with S. St. Nicholas: £2,885. Population: 95. Houses: 18. The living is a [perpetual] curacy in the diocese of Hereford. Value: £64. Patrons: Messrs. Allen and Unett."

Neither Sutton, Sutton St. Michael nor Sutton St. Nicholas appear in Wikipedia.

The FamilySearch Wiki states that parish register records are available from 1593 and Bishop's Transcripts from 1663.

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