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Bromyard  Herefordshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Bromyard like this:

Bromyard, market town, par., and township, with ry. sta., on river Frome, NE. Herefordshire, 17 miles W. of Worcester and 134 miles NW. of London by rail -- par., 8611 ac., pop. 2998; township, pop. 1477; P.O., T.O.; 2 Banks. Market-day, Monday; is situated in the midst of orchards and hop gardens; has malting and tanning, and mfr. of spade-handles for Birmingham; has also a fine church, originally of pure Saxon architecture, and a free grammar-school founded by Queen Elizabeth.

Bromyard through time

Bromyard is now part of Herefordshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Herefordshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bromyard itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bromyard in Herefordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/989

Date accessed: 22nd January 2020


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