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Putley, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Putley, a parish in Herefordshire, 2½ miles S by W of Ashperton station on the G.W.R., and 5 W of Ledbury. It has a post office under Ledbury; money order office, Tarrington; telegraph office, Ledbury. Acreage, 1110; population of the civil parish, 217; of the ecclesiastical, 174. Putley Court is the chief residence. Roman remains have been. found. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £112 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Hereford. The church is ancient and was restored in 1876. In the churchyard is an Early English preaching; cross.

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 
Poor Law unionLedbury 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Putley 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

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RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtHR8
Post TownLedbury