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Gladestry, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Gladestry, a village and a parish in Radnorshire, on the Gwyddel, near the boundary with Herefordshire, 4 miles SSE of New Eadnor. The parish contains the hamlets of Hen-goed and Wainwen, and it has a post office under Kington; money order office, New Eadnor; telegraph office, Kington; railway station, Dolyher, on the G.W.R., 2¼ miles distant. The living is a rectory in the diocese of St David's; value, £287. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church, dedicatedto St Mary, is ancient. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels.

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

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Gladestry 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:

CountyPowys - Powys
Postal districtHR5
Post TownKington