Edvin-Loach

EDVIN-LOACH, a parish, in the union of Bromyard, Upper division of the hundred of Doddingtree, Hundred-House and E. divisions of the county of Worcester, though locally in the hundred of Broxash, county of Hereford, 3 miles (N. by E.) from Bromyard; containing 62 inhabitants, and comprising 533a. 1r. 23p. Hops and fruit with other produce are grown here. The living is a discharged rectory, with the rectory of Tedstone-Wafer united, valued in the king's books at £2. 1. 10½., and in the gift of Edmund Higginson, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £80, and the glebe comprises 30 acres. The church lies in the south part of the parish, and is an ancient structure in the early and decorated English styles, with a wooden tower.

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

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