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Upper Sapey

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"SAPEY (UPPER), a parish in the hundred of BROXASH, county of HEREFORD, 6½ miles (N. N. E.) from Bromyard, containing 323 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £9. 5. 7., and in the patronage of Sir T. Winnington, Bart. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. A charity school, founded by Mr. Addingbroke, is endowed with about £10 per annum. In the neighbourhood are the remains of a single intrenched Roman camp." [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 Upper Sapey in 1863, by Barbara Haner.
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