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Ocle Pychard, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Ocle Pychard, a parish in Herefordshire, 3½ miles N by W of Stoke Edith on the G.W.R., and 7 SW by W of Bromyard. It includes Ocle Livers, and it has a post office called Burley Gate, under Hereford; money order office, Sutton St Nicholas; telegraph office, Burley Gate railway station. Acreage, 1905; population, 289. Ocle Court is the chief residence. The S side of the parish is traversed by the Hereford and Gloucester Canal. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £134 with residence. The church is ancient, has a fine tower and some good painted windows, and was restored in 1869.

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 parishOcle-Pitchard St. James 
Poor Law unionBromyard 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtHR1
Post TownHereford