In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described How Caple like this:
HOW-CAPLE, a village and a parish in Ross district, Hereford. The village stands near the river Wye, 2¾ miles ENE of Fawley r. station, and 4½ NNE of Ross; and has a post office under Ross. The parish comprises 1, 018 acres. Real property, £1, 918. Pop., 161. Houses, 29. The manor belongs to Mrs. Coleman and Mrs. Holt. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Sollers-Hope, in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £344.* Patron, Mrs. S. Stackhouse. The church has a pinnacled tower.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of How Caple in Herefordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 27th April 2017
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