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Willey, Herefordshire

Historical Description

Willey, a township in Presteign parish, Herefordshire, 3 miles N of Presteign. Acreage, 2186; population, 102. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 
Civil parishPresteign 
Poor Law unionKnighton 
Registration districtPresteigne1837 - 1877
Registration districtKington1877 - 1935

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Willey from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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