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Pencoyd, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Pencoyd, a parish in Herefordshire, 6 miles WNW of Ross. It includes the hamlet of Netherton and part of Harewood End. There is a post and money order office at Harewood End, under Ross; telegraph office, Hoarwithy. Acreage, 890; population, 173. There is no parish council, but Pencoyd sends one member to the district council of Ross. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Marstow, in the diocese of Hereford. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1878.

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 parishPencoyd St. Denis 
Poor Law unionRoss 

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 districtHR2
Post TownHereford