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Stanford Bishop, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Stanford Bishop, a parish in Herefordshire, 3 miles SE of Bromyard. Post town, Bromyard, under Worcester. Acreage, 1514; population, 193. The manor belongs to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £160. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1885.

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 parishStanford Bishops St. James 
Poor Law unionBromyard 

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

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RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtWR6
Post TownWorcester