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Staunton on Wye, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Staunton-on-Wye, a parish, with a village, in Herefordshire, 2¼ miles S by W of Moorhampton station on the M.R., and 9 WNW of Hereford. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office. Acreage, 2376; population, 503. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £154 with residence. Patron, Christchurch, Oxford. The church is ancient, and has a tower with six bells. The chancel was rebuilt in 1720, and the north porch was added 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 parishStaunton-upon-Wye St. Mary 
Poor Law unionWeobley 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Staunton on Wye 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 districtHR4
Post TownHereford