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Eyton, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Eyton, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, on the river Lugg, 2 miles NW of Leominster, which is the post town. Acreage, 1015; population, 113. Eyton Hall is the chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £113. Patrons, the Governors of Lucton school. The church, originally Norman, was rebuilt in the 14th century, and was restored in 1853.

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 Eyton 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 districtHR6
Post TownLeominster