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Dewsall, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Dewsall, a parish in Herefordshire, 2 miles E of Tram Inn station on the G.W.R., and 4 SSE of Hereford. Post town, Hereford; money order and telegraph office, Tram Inn. Acreage, 693; population of the civil parish, 54; of the ecclesiastical, including Callow, 145. The Governors of Guy's Hospital are lords of the manor. The living is a rectory, united with that of Callow, in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £122 with residence. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1868. Callow church was restored in 1884.

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 parishDewsall St. Michael 
Poor Law unionHereford 
Registration districtHereford1837 - 1974

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

Civil Registration

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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