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Upper Sapey, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Sapey, Upper, a parish in Herefordshire, 6½ miles N by E of Bromyard. Post town and money order office, Clifton-on-Teme; telegraph office, Stanford-on-Teme. Acreage, 2171; population, 266. There are traces of a Roman camp. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £228 with residence. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1860.

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 parishUpper Sapey St. Michael 
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