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Wacton

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"WACTON, a parish in the hundred of BROXASH, county of HEREFORD, 4 miles (N. W. by W.) from Bromyard, containing 113 inhabitants. The living is u perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, endowed with £600 royal bounty, and £200 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the Fortionists of Bromyard."  [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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Directories

  • Transcription of section of Post Office Directory of Herefordshire for Wacton in 1863, by Barbara Haner.
  • Transcription of sections of Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire for Wacton in 1891 and 1922, by Barbara Haner.
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Historical Geography

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Maps

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