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Kimbolton, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Kimbolton, a township and a parish in Herefordshire. The township stands on an eminence, 2½ miles NE of Leo-minster. It has a post office under Leominster; money order and telegraph office, Leominster. The parish comprises also the townships of Hamnish Clifford and Stockton. Acreage, 4140; population, 599. Traces exist of a Roman camp. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Middleton-on-the-Hill, in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £302. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is old and cruciform, has a tower and spire, and was restored in 1875. There is a Primitive Methodist 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 parishKimbolton St. James 
Poor Law unionLeominster 

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 Kimbolton 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 districtHR6
Post TownLeominster