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Bishops Frome / Froome (Bishops)

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"FROOME (BISHOPS), a parish in the hundred of RADLOW, county of HEREFORD, comprising the townships of Bishop's Froome, Eggleton, Halmonds-Froome, Leadon, and Walton, and containing 897 inhabitants, of which number, 298 are in the township of Bishop's Froome, 4 miles (S. by E.) from Bromyard. The living is a vicarage, in the archdeaconry and. diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £8. 5. 10., and in the patronage of the Rev. John Hopton. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. There is an endowed free school." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Transcription of section of Post Office Directory of Herefordshire for Bishop's Frome in 1863, by Barbara Haner.
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