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Stanford Bishop

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"STANFORD (BISHOP'S), a parish in the hundred of BROXASH, county of HEREFORD, 3 miles (S.E. by S.) from Bromyard, containing, with the township of King's Stanford, 317 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, endowed with £800 royal bounty, and £200 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the three Portionists of Bromyard. The church is dedicated to St. James." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]


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  • Transcription of section of E C Lascelles Directory of Herefordshire for Stanford Bishop in 1851, by Richard Lane.
  • Transcription of sections of Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire for Stanford Bishop in 1858, by Richard Lane.
  • Transcription of sections of Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire for Stanford Bishop in 1879, 1905, 1913, 1929, by Richard Lane.


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