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Withington, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Withington, a village and a parish in Herefordshire, 4½ miles NE by E of Hereford, with a station on the G.W.R., and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Hereford. The parish includes the hamlet of Nunnington, and comprises 2201 acres; population, 744. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. Withington Court, an ancient mansion, is now a farmhouse. Thinghill is the chief residence. There are encaustic tile works. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford; net value, £264 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Hereford. The church is Norman and Early English, and was restored in 1858. It has a tower with a graceful stone spire, and retains the ancient rood screen. Tuere is a Baptist chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHerefordshire 
Ecclesiastical parishWithington St. Peter 
HundredBroxash 
Poor Law unionHereford 
Registration districtHereford1837 - 1974

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


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

For births, marriages, and deaths in Withington from 1837 to 1974 you should search for the Hereford Registration District.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Withington from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Withington 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:

CountyHerefordshire
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Postal districtHR1
Post TownHereford

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