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Garway, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Garway, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, on the-, river Monnow, 5 miles SE of Pontrilas station on the G.W.R.,.and 7 NNW of Monmouth. Post town, Ross; money order i office, St Weonard's; telegraph office, Skenfrith. ' Acreage½, 3625; population, 408. The parish includes the hamlets of Garway Common and Broad Oak. The scenery is very fine, and Garway Hill is a conspicuous feature. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £85. The church is Norman, has a detached tower, and a fine dog-toothed chancel arch, restored. Close to the church is a specimen of a dovecot tower. There is a Baptist 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 
Ecclesiastical parishGarway St. Michael 
Poor Law unionMonmouth 
Registration districtMonmouth1837 - 1935

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Garway 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

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Herefordshire newspapers online:

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtHR2
Post TownHereford