Devereux, St.

DEVEREUX, ST., a parish, in the union of Dore, hundred of Webtree, county of Hereford, 7¾ miles (S. W.) from Hereford; containing, with the hamlet of Didley, 191 inhabitants. It comprises 1095a. 1r. 33p. of rich arable and pasture land: the surface is undulated, and the lower grounds are watered by a brook called the Worm, which flows in a winding course. The tramroad from Hereford to Abergavenny passes through. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 15. 7¼., and in the gift of E. Bolton Clive, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £166, and the glebe comprises 58 acres. The church is a very ancient structure.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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