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Herefordshire Towns and Parishes

Some parishes may be noted as being "ex. par." = extra-parochial.

" An extra-parochial area was land uninhabited in Anglo-Saxon times and outside the jurisdiction of any civil or ecclesiastical parish. No poor or church rates were paid, though tithes in theory went to the Crown. A resident could choose the nearest convenient parish for baptisms, etc."

[Ref: The Parish Registers of Herefordshire, J Harnden, 1987, ISBN 0 9512347 0 6]


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Note: this list includes only (pre-1834) parishes.

See also Where is it in Herefordshire for a list of places in the National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland, 1868 (provided by Colin Hinson).

  • Extra-parochial
    (Included with nearest parish)