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Acton Beauchamp, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Acton-Beauchamp, a village and a parish in Worcestershire, 4 miles SE of Bromyard. It has a post office under Worcester; money order and telegraph office, Bromyard. Acreage, 1544; population, 216. The property belonged anciently to the Beauchamps. The village is somewhat scattered, and is situated on the borders of Herefordshire. There is an intermittent mineral spring. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester; net value, £256. The church, dedicated to St Giles, is a stone edifice in the Norman style,

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

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Herefordshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Acton Beauchamp are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtWR6
Post TownWorcester