Upton, Bishop's (St. John the Baptist)

UPTON, BISHOP'S (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Ross, hundred of Greytree, county of Hereford, 4 miles (N. E. by E.) from Ross; containing 650 inhabitants. The parish embraces an elevated ridge of mountain, and consists of 3315 acres. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king's books at £8. 17. 6.; net income, £708; patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Hereford. The tithes have been commuted for £463. 16. to the Dean and Chapter, and £225. 11. to the vicar.

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

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