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Lucton, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Lucton, a parish in Herefordshire, near the river Lugg, 2¼ miles NNW of Kingsland station on the Leominster and Kington branch of the G.W.R., and 7 NW of Leominster. Post town, Kingsland (R.S 0.) Acreage, 1051; population, 204. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £204. Patrons, the Governors of Lucton School. The church was rebuilt in 1852. Pierrepont's Free Grammar School was founded in 1708, has an endowment of £1800, and is conducted under a scheme of the Charity Commissioners. Additional buildings were erected in 1885.

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 parishLucton St. Peter 
Poor Law unionLeominster 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Lucton 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 districtHR6
Post TownLeominster