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Donnington, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Donnington, a parish in Herefordshire, under the Malvern Hills, at the boundary with Gloucestershire, on the river Leadon, 2 miles S of Ledbury, which is the post town. Acreage, 1038; population, 112. Donnington Hall is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £140 with residence. The church dates from the 13th century, and was restored in 1862.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Civil Registration

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

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Donnington 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 districtHR8
Post TownLedbury