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Fawley, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Fawley, a chapelry in Brockhampton parish, Herefordshire, on the river Wye, 4¼ miles NNW of Ross. It has a station on the Hereford, Ross, and Gloucester branch of the G.W.R. Fawley Court, an Elizabethan mansion, now a farmhouse, was the seat of the Kyrles, one of whom was the ' Man of Ross." There is a chapel of ease under Fownhope.

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 
Civil parishFownhope 
Poor Law unionHereford 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Fawley 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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