Miscellaneous Places, Herefordshire
"BROXASH HUNDRED, one of the 11 hundreds or subdivisions of the county of Hereford, situated on the eastern side of the county, and bounded on the N.E. by Worcestershire, on the S.E. by the hundred of Radlow, and on the W. by the hundreds of Grimsworth and Wolphy. It comprises the parishes of Avenbury, Bodenham, Bredenbury, Bromyard, Collington, Little Cowarne, Much Cowarne, Felton, Bishop's Grendon, Grendon Warren, Marden, Ocle-Pitchard, Pencombe, Upper Sapey, Stanford-Bishop, Stoke-Lacey, Sutton St. Michael, Sutton St. Nicholas, Tedstone-Delamere, Tedstone-Wafer, Thornbury, Ullingswick, Wacton, Whitbourne, Withington, and Wolferlow, with parts of the parishes of Bockleton and Stoke Bliss, and the extra-parochial liberty of Saltmarsh. The hundred contains an area of about 60,300 acres." "EWYAS-LACY HUNDRED, one of the 11 subdivisions of Herefordshire, situated in the south-western part of the county, and bounded on the N. by the hundred of Huntington, on the E. by the hundred of Webtree, on the S. by the county of Monmouth, and on the W. by the county of Brecon. It contains the parishes of Clodock, Cusop, Llancillo, St. Margaret, Michael-Church-Eskley, Rowlstone, Walterstone, and part of Cwmyry, comprising an area of about 35,000 acres." "GREYTREE HUNDRED, one of the eleven hundreds of the county of Hereford, situated in the S.E. part of the county, and bounded on the N. by the hundred of Radlow, on the E. and S. by the county of Gloucester, and on the W. by the river Wye and hundred of Wormelow. It has within its limits the parishes of Ashton-Ingham, Brampton-Abbots, Brockhampton, Dormington, Fownhope, Hope-Mansell, Howcaple, Linton, Marcle Much, Mordiford, Putley, Ross, Soller's Hope, Upton Bishops, Walford, Weston, and Woolhope, with portions of Foy and, Lee, comprising about 43,060 acres." "GRIMSWORTH HUNDRED, one of the 11 subdivisions of Herefordshire, situated in the central part of the county, and bounded on the N. by the hundred of Wolphy, on the E. by the hundred of Radlow, on the S. by the hundred of Wormelow, and on the W. by the hundred of Huntingdon. It contains within its boundary the city of Hereford, and the parishes of Bishopstone, Breinton, Bridge-Sollers, Brinsop, Brobury, Burghill, Byford, Canon Pyon, Credenhill, Dinmore, Holmer, Kenchester, Mansell-Gamage, Mansell Lacey, Monnington, Moreton, Norton-Canon, Pipe, Staunton, Stretton-Sugwas, Wellington, Wormsley, and Yazor, comprising about 40,700 acres." "HUNTINGTON, a hundred in county Hereford, contains the parishes of Brilley, Clifford, Eardisley, Huntington, Kington, Whitney, Willersley, and Winforton, comprising an area of 28,850 acres." "LEDDON, a river rising under Seagar Hill, in county Hereford; it joins the Severn near Gloucester." "MONNOW, (or Munwy), a river of county Hereford. It rises near Creswell Chapel, under the Black mountains, and joins the Wye at Monmouth." "OLCON, a river of the county of Hereford, rises under the Black mountains, and falls into the Munnow near Clodock." "RADLOW, a hundred in the county of Hereford, contains the parishes of Ashperton, Aylton, Bishop's Frome, Bosbury, Canon-Frome, Castle-Frome, Coddington, Colwall, Cradley, Donnington, Eastnor, Evesbatch, Ledbury, Lugwardine, Little-Marcle, Moreton-Jeffries, Munsley, Pixley, Stoke-Edith, Stretton-Grandison, Tarrington, Weston-Beggard, and Yarkhill; comprising an area of 53,340 acres." "STRETFORD, a hundred in county Hereford, contains the parishes of Almeley, Birley, Dilwyn, Eardisland, Kingsland, King's Pion, Kinnersley, Lyonshall, Monkland, Pembridge, Shobdon, Stretford, Weobley, and parts of Aymestry, Letton, and Stanton-on-Arrow, comprising an area of 47,480 acres." "WEBTREE, a hundred, county Hereford, contains the parishes of Abbeybore, Allensmoor, All Saints, Bacton, Blakemere, Bredwardine, Bullingham, Callow, Clehonger, St. Devereux, Dinedor, Dorston, Dulas, Eaton-Bishop, Ewyas-Harold, Holm-Lacy, Kenderchurch, Kentchurch, Kingstone, Madley, Moccas, Peterchurch, Preston-on-Wye, Thruxton, Tiberton, Turnaston - Vowchurch, Wormbridge, and part of Haywood Forest, comprising an area of 62,360 acres." "WIGMORE, a hundred in the N.W. division of county Hereford, contains the parishes of Aston, Bucknell, Burrington, Byton, Dounton, Elton, Upper Kinsham, Knill, Leinthall-Starkes, Leintwardine, Lingen, Presteigne, Titley, Wigmore, and parts of Aymestry, Brampton Bryan, Cascob, Old Radnor, and Stanton-upon-Arrow, comprising 48,070 acres." "WOLPHY, a hundred in county Hereford, contains the parishes of Brimfield, Croft, Docklow, Edvin-Ralph, Eye, Eyton, Ford, Hatfield, New Hampton, Little Hereford, Hope-under-Dinmore, Humber, Kimbolton, Laysters, Leominster, Lucton, Middleton-on-the-Hill, Orleton, Puddlestone, Rochford, Sarnesfield, Stoke Prior. Stottesdon, Yarpole, and parts of Almeley, Letton, Ludford, Richard's Castle, and Thornbury, comprising 60,450 acres." "WORMELOW, a hundred in two divisions, lower and upper, in the southern part of county Hereford; the former contains the parishes of Bridstow, Ganerew, Garway, Goodrich, Hentland, Llangarren, Llanrothall, Marstow, Peterstow, Tretire, Welsh Newton, St. Weonard's, and Whitchurch; and the upper division the parishes of Aconbury, Ballingham, Great and Little Birch, Boulstone, Much and Little Dewchurch, Dewsall, Harewood, Heywood Forest, Killpeck, King's Cople, Llandinabo, Llanithog, Llanwarne, Orcop, Pencoyd, Sellack, Triville, and part of Foy; together comprising 61,820 acres."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of
Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]