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Walford (St. Leonard)

WALFORD (St. Leonard), a parish, in the union of Ross, hundred of Greytree, county of Hereford, 2¾ miles (S. S. W.) from Ross; containing 1227 inhabitants. This parish is situated on the left bank of the river Wye, and intersected by the road from Ross to Gloucester: it contains 3024 acres. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £13. 2. 1.; net income, £218; patron, the Precentor in the Cathedral Church of Hereford. At Bishopswood is a church dedicated to All Saints, recently built and endowed by John Partridge, Esq.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.

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