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Castle Frome

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"FROOME (CASTLE), a parish in the hundred of RADLOW, county of HEREFORD, 7 miles (N. N. W.) from Ledbury, containing 180 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £5. 13. 4., and in the patronage of Francis Freeman, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. The river Froome runs through the parish, in which there is a considerable quantity of limestone, also stone for building." [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 Castle Frome in 1863, by Barbara Haner.
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