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Thruxton, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Thruxton, a parish in Herefordshire, 2 miles WNW of Tram Inn station on the G.W.R., and 6 SW of Hereford. Post town, Hereford; money order and telegraph office, Tram Inn (R.S.O.) Acreage, 428; population of the civil-parish, 59; of the ecclesiastical, with Kingston e, 428. The living is a rectory, united with the vicarage of Kingstone, in' the diocese of Hereford; net value, £167 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is Early English, and was restored in 1866.

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 parishThruxton St. Bartholomew 
Poor Law unionDore 
Registration districtDore1837 - 1838
Registration districtHereford1838 - 1974

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Thruxton from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Herefordshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Thruxton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Herefordshire newspapers online:

RegionWest Midlands
Postal districtHR2
Post TownHereford