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Norton Canon

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"NORTON-CANON, a parish in the hundred of GRIMSWORTH, county of HEREFORD, 3 miles (S.S.W.) from Weobley, containing 34? [282 in 1848] inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the peculiar jurisdiction of the Dean of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £5, and in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Hereford. The church is dedicated to St. Nicholas. A court leet is annually held here. There is a small school, endowed by a Mr. Barnett with about £8 a year." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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Cemeteries

  • Monumental Inscriptions from Norton Canon, St Nicholas, transcribed by Alec Whitfield.
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