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Hope Mansel

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"HOPE-MANSELL, a parish in the hundred of GREYTREE, county of HEREFORD, 5 miles (S. E. by S) from Ross, containing 146 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £ 6.5., and in the patronage of the Crown. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. Limestone abounds in the parish. Courts leet are occasionally held here." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • In 1545, the name of Hope Mansel was also referred to as "Hope Maleysell, alias Manselle Hope". (Ref: Diocese of Hereford: Institutions, etc., A.D. 1539-1900; A T Bannister, 1923)