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Brampton Abbots, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Brampton-Abbots, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, on the river Wye, 1½ mile N of Ross, under which there is a post office, and at which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage of the civil parish, 1520; population, 221; of the ecclesiastical, 214. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £256 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is a fine old Norman edifice, restored in 1857.

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 parishBrampton-Abbots St. Michael 
Poor Law unionRoss 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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