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Stoke Edith

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"STOKE-EDITH, a parish in the hundred of RADLOW, county of HEREFORD, 7¼ miles (E.) from Hereford, containing, with the chapelry of Westhide, 495 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, with the perpetual curacy of Westhide annexed, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £15, and in the patronage of Edward Foley, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. A school is supported by small annual donations. An ancient sword, some curious beads, several human skeletons with their faces downwards, and other relics, were found at Radlow Bush some years ago." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Transcription of section of Post Office Directory of Herefordshire for Stoke Edith in 1863, by Barbara Haner.
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