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Hope Mansell, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Hope Mansell, a village and a parish in Herefordshire. The village stands in a valley engirt with wooded hills, adjacent to Dean Forest in Gloucestershire, 3 miles W of Mitcheldean Road station on the Hereford, Ross, and Gloucester branch of the G.W.R., and 4½ SSE of Boss. It has a post office-under Ross; money order and telegraph office, Drybrook. The parish comprises 1123 acres; population of the civil parish, 210; of the ecclesiastical, 197. The manor belongs to the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. Euroclydon and Beechwood are the chief residences. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £158 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is ancient, and-contains a very old stone font. It was restored in 1889.

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 parishHope-Mansell St. Michael 
Poor Law unionRoss 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hope Mansell 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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RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtHR9
Post TownRoss-On-Wye