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Docklow, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Docklow, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, on an affluent of the river Wye, 1½ mile E of Steens Bridge station on the G.W.R., and 5 miles E by S of Leominster, with a post office under Leominster; money order and telegraph office, Bredenbury. Acreage, 1285; population, 169. Buck-land and Oaklands are the chief residences. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Stoke-Prior in the diocese of Hereford; joint net value, £200 with residence. Patron, the Vicar of Leominster. The church is old and was almost entirely rebuilt in 1880.

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 parishDocklow St. Bartholomew 
Poor Law unionLeominster 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Docklow from the following:

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 districtHR6
Post TownLeominster