In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Grendon Bishop like this:
GRENDON BISHOP, a parish in Bromyard district, Hereford; gear the Bromyard and Leominster railway, 4 miles WNW of Bromyard. Post town, Bromyard, under Worcester. Acres, 1, 689. Real property, £1, 829. Pop., 199. Houses, 38. The property is divided among a few. There is an ancient camp. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £85. Patron, the Vicar of Bromyard. The church was rebuilt in 1788, and is good.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Grendon Bishop in Herefordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd May 2015
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