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Munsley, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Munsley, a parish in Herefordshire, 1 mile NE of Ashperton station on the G.W.R., and 4 miles NW of Ledbury Post town, Ledbury; money order office, The Trumpet; telegraph office, Ashperton railway station. Acreage, 1487; population of the civil parish, 211; of the ecclesiastical, with Canon Frome, 284. The living is a rectory, united with Canon Frome, in the diocese of Hereford; joint net value, £276 with residence. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1863.

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 parishMunsley St. Bartholomew 
Poor Law unionLedbury 

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 districtHR8
Post TownLedbury