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Ford, Ford Bridge, or Fordsbridge, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Ford, Ford Bridge, or Fordsbridge, a parochial chapelry in Herefordshire, near the river Lugg, 2½ miles SSE of Leominster. It has a station, of the name of Ford Bridge, on the Shrewsbury and Hereford Joint (L. & N.W. and G.W.) railway; and its post town is Leominster. Acreage, 303; population, 14. The living is held with that of Hope-under-Dinmore, in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £54. The church, one of the smallest in England, was once a royal chapel.

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 
Poor Law unionLeominster 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ford, Ford Bridge, or Fordsbridge from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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