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Whitbourne

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"WHITBOURNE, a parish in the hundred of BROXASH, county of HEREFORD, 6 miles (E. by N.) from Bromyard, containing 821 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, rated in the king's books at £14. 14. 95., and in the patronage of the Bishop of Hereford. The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist. The Bishops of Hereford had a palace here, the remains of which are occupied as a farm-house."  [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 Whitbourne in 1863, by Barbara Haner.
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