"BIRLEY, a parish in the hundred of STRETFORD, county of HEREFORD, 4 miles (E. by N.) from Weobley, containing 119 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, consolidated with that of King's Pion, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £5. 9. 7., and endowed with £200 royal bounty. The church is dedicated to St. Peter." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Monumental Inscriptions from Birley, St Peter, transcribed by Alec Whitfield.
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