"ASHPERTON, a parish in the hundred of RADLOW, county of HEREFORD, 5 miles (N. W. by W.) from Ledbury, containing 398 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Stretton- Grandsome, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford. The church is dedicated to St. Bartholomew. Courts leet and baron are held here annually." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Transcription of section of Post Office Directory of Herefordshire for Ashperton in 1863, by Barbara Haner.
- The transcription of the section for Ashperton from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
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