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Peterstow, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Peterstow, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, 2¼ miles W by N of Ross, with a post office under Ross; money order and telegraph office, Ross. The parish comprises 1274 acres; population of the civil parish, 304; of the ecclesiastical, 329. The manor belongs to Guy's Hospital. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £327 with residence. The church is very ancient, chiefly Norman.

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 parishPeterstow St. Peter 
Poor Law unionRoss 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Peterstow 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 districtHR9
Post TownRoss-On-Wye