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Help and advice for Stanford Bishop, Herefordshire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

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Stanford Bishop, Herefordshire - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer (1868)]
"STANFORD-BISHOP, a parish in the hundred of Broxash, county Hereford, 3 miles S.E. of Bromyard, its post town, and 10 from Ledbury. The village, which is small, is situated on the turnpike road from Bromyard to Malvern, near the river Frome, and the Roman way from Kenchester to Winchester. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in agriculture. The soil is of a clayey and loamy description, upon a subsoil of limestone rock. The land is partly in hop-grounds. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Hereford, value £65, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to St. James, is an ancient stone structure with a square tower containing three bells. The parochial charities produce about £1 10s. per annum. There is a free school for both sexes, also a school supported by voluntary contributions."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]