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Brobury, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Brobury, a parish in Herefordshire, on the river Wye, 3 miles S of Kinnersley station on the Swansea, Brecon, and Hereford branch of the M.R., and 8½ E by N of Hay. Post town, Hereford; money order and telegraph office, Staunton-on-Wye. Acreage, 830; population, 66. Brobury Scar, a hill in the neighbourhood, is a bold grand object, amid the fine scenery of the Wye. The living is a rectory, annexed to the vicarage of Bredwardine, in the diocese of Hereford. The church is a small plain Early English edifice, and contains an ancient font and canopied tomb. It is now used as a mortuary chapel.

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 parishBrobury St. Mary 
Poor Law unionWeobley 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtHR3
Post TownHereford