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Aylton, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Aylton, or Aylton Chapel, a parish in Herefordshire, 2 miles SE of Ashperton station on the G.W.R. (which is the telegraph office), and 4 W of Ledbury, the post town. Acreage, 839; population, 92. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £244. The church is small and plain.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHerefordshire 
Poor Law unionLedbury 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Aylton from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtHR8
Post TownLedbury