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Bishops Frome, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Bishops-Frome, a township and a parish in the county of Hereford. The township lies on the river Frome, 4½ miles S of Bromyard, and 5½ N of Ashperton station on the G.W.R., and has a post and money order office under Worcester; telegraph office, Bromyard. The parish includes also the townships of Halmonds-Frome, Leadon, Walton, and Stanford-Eegis. Acreage, 3983; population, 718. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £406 with residence. The church was restored in 1863; it is partly Norman and Early English, and contains many ancient monuments. A chapel of ease and a Congregational chapel are situated at Frome Hill, and a Wesleyan chapel at Bishops-Frome.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishBishop's Froome St. Mary, or St. Bartholomew 
Poor Law unionBromyard 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bishops Frome 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 districtWR6
Post TownWorcester