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Clehonger, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Clehonger, a village, a township, and a parish in Herefordshire, on the river Wye, 4 miles SW of Hereford, with a post office under Hereford; money order and telegraph office, Hereford. The parish comprises 2152 acres; population of civil parish, 430; of ecclesiastical, 413. Belmont is the seat of the lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £118 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is late Early English, but retains much Norman work, and contains an effigy of Sir William Pembridge, one of the first Knights of the Garter, and other monuments. A Roman Catholic Pro-Cathedral was erected here in 1856.

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 parishClehonger All Saints 
Poor Law unionHereford 
Registration districtHereford1837 - 1974

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

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

For births, marriages, and deaths in Clehonger from 1837 to 1974 you should search for the Hereford Registration District.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Clehonger from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Herefordshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Clehonger are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Herefordshire newspapers online:

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtHR2
Post TownHereford