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Canon Pyon, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Canon-Pyon, a parish in Herefordshire, 4½ miles SE of Weobley, and 5 WNW of Moreton-on-Lug station on the Shrewsbury and Hereford joint (L. & N.W. and G.W.) railway. It has a post office under Hereford; money order office, Wellington; telegraph office, Weobley. Acreage, 3749; population, 611. The Great House and Pyon House are the chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; value, £259. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Hereford. The church, which was restored in 1870, is partly Norman and Early English, and has a large old font and a screen.

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 parishCanon-Pion St. Lawrence 
Poor Law unionWeobley 

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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 districtHR4
Post TownHereford