Brimfield, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Brimfield, a village and a parish in Herefordshire. The village stands near the river Teme, 1 mile SE of Wooferton station on the Shrewsbury and Hereford Joint (G.W. and L. & N.W.) railway, and 5 miles S by E of Ludlow, and has a head post office (R.S.O.) The parish includes also the hamlet of Wyson. Acreage, 1853 ; population, 560. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value,, £201 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is a plain, good edifice, with a modern tower, and has been restored in 1834 and 1884. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel at Wyson.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Administration

Ancient County Herefordshire
Hundred Wolphy
Poor Law union Tenbury

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Brimfield from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848


Maps

Online maps of Brimfield are available from a number of sites:

Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
Google Streetview.
National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Herefordshire newspapers online: