"PENCOMBE, a parish in the hundred of BROXASH, county of HEREFORD, 4 miles (W. by S.) from Bromyard, containing, with the townships of Grendon-Warren and Marstone-Stannett, 453 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £ 13. 6. 8., and in the patronage of Richard Arkright, Esq. A court leet is held here once in three years; and, by ancient custom, the lord of the manor claims a pair of gilt spurs whenever a mayor of Hereford dies while in office." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Transcription of section of E C Lascelles Directory of Herefordshire for Pencombe in 1851, by Richard Lane.
- Transcription of sections of Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire for Pencombe in 1856, 1858, by Richard Lane.
- Transcription of section of Post Office Directory of Herefordshire for Pencombe in 1863, by Barbara Haner.
- Transcription of sections of Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire for Pencombe in 1913, by Richard Lane.
- The transcription of the section for Pencombe from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.
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