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Eaton, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Eaton, a township in Leominster parish, Herefordshire, on the Lugg, 1 mile SE of Leominster. Hennor and Stret-ford are included in the township. Cardinal dc Eaton was a native, and the family of Hakluyt, the collector of "Voyages," were residents.

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 
Civil parishLeominster 
HundredWolphy 
Poor Law unionLeominster 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Eaton from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

Online maps of Eaton 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 districtHR6
Post TownLeominster

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