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Little Hereford, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Hereford, Little, a village and a parish in Herefordshire. The village stands on- the river Teme, near the boundary with Worcestershire and Salop, 3 miles W by N of Tenbury. It has a railway station (Easton Court) on the Shrewsbury and Hereford Joint (L. & N.W. and G.W.) railway, and a post office under Tenbury; money order and telegraph office,. Brimfield. The parish contains also the hamlet of Middleton and the township of Upton. Acreage, 3539; population, 425. Easton Court is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; gross value,, £282 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. The church is ancient, of various dates; was well restored in 1849, and contains a piscina, sedilia, two ancient brasses, and several monuments. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel at Middleton.

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 parishLittle Hereford St. Mary Magdalene 
Poor Law unionTenbury 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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 districtSY8
Post TownLudlow