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Burrington, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Burrington, a parish in Herefordshire, near the river Teme, 3 miles ESE of Leintwardine, and 6 WSW of Ludlow, which is the post town; money order and telegraph office, Leintwardine (R.S.O.) Acreage, 2644; population, 170. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is small, and contains an ancient font and many tablets to the Knight family. Bringe-wood Hills are in this parish.

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 parishBurrington St. George 
Poor Law unionLudlow 

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

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 districtSY8
Post TownLudlow