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Tretire with Michaelchurch, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Tretire-with-Michaelchurch, a parish in Herefordshire, 5½ miles W of Ross. It has a post office under Ross; money order and telegraph office, St Weonards. Acreage, 1382; population, 123. The living is a rectory, with the chapelry of Michaelchurch annexed, in the diocese of Hereford; gross value, £190 with residence. The church of Tretire is very ancient, and was restored in 1856. The vestry contains the remains of a Roman altar, and the churchyard contains some ancient tombs and a sun-dial. There is a small ancient church at Michaelchurch.

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 parishTretire St. Mary 
Poor Law unionRoss 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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