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Moreton on Lugg, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Moreton-on-Lugg, a village and a parish in Herefordshire. The village stands on the river Lugg, 4 miles N of Hereford, and has a station on the Shrewsbury and Hereford Joint (L. & N.W. and G.W.) railway. Post town, Hereford. Acreage-of parish, 896; population, 76. Moreton Court is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £142. Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1867, when a new-tower was added. It contains sedilia and a reredos of alabaster and marble, and the chancel walls are covered with mosaics.

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 parishMorton-upon-Lug St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionHereford 
Registration districtHereford1837 - 1974

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

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

For births, marriages, and deaths in Moreton on Lugg from 1837 to 1974 you should search for the Hereford Registration District.

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 districtHR4
Post TownHereford