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Ribbesford

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"RIBBESFORD, a parish in the lower division of Doddingtree hundred, county Worcester. It contains the borough of Bewdley (which see), and the village of Ribbesford, once a market town. The parish is situated on the river Severn, and is celebrated for its oak timber. The surface is undulating, and the soil of various qualities. The substratum contains coal, but this mineral is not generally worked. The village of Ribbesford is surrounded by wooded heights. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford, value £360."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
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