"Formerly Lea, Gloucestershire and Lea, Herefordshire until both were united in 1844. Includes townships of Upper Lea, and Lower Lea, formerly in Gloucestershire. Transferred from ...Gloucester to Hereford [Diocese] in 1975." (Ref: The Parish Registers of Herefordshire, J Harnden, 1987, ISBN 0 9512347 0 6)
Note: St John's parish church was in the township of Lower Lea, and was therefore in Gloucestershire.
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