"YARPOLE, a parish in the hundred of WOLPHY county of HEREFORD, 5 miles (N.N.W.) from Leominster, containing, with the township of Bircher, 622 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the rectory of Croft, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Hereford, endowed with £200 private benefaction and £200 royal bounty. The church is dedicated to St.Leonard. Courts leet and baron are occasionally held here. A school, established about 1817, and now attended by one hundred and ten children, is supported by subscription, aided by a small endowment." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
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