In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bishops Wood like this:
BISHOPSWOOD, a chapelry in Walford and Ruardean parishes, Hereford; on the river Wye, 3¼ miles SSW of Ross r. station. It was constituted in 1845; and its Post Town is Walford under Ross. Acres and property, not reported. Pop., 403. Houses, 100. The property is much subdivided; and there are iron-works. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £35. Patron, J. Partridge, Esq. The church is good.
Bishops Wood is now part of Herefordshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Herefordshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bishops Wood itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bishops Wood in Herefordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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