In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Whitney like this:
WHITNEY, a parish, with a village, in the district of Hay and county of Hereford; on the river Wye, and on the Hereford and Brecon railway, 4¾ miles NE of Hay. It has a post-office under Hereford, and a r. station. Acres, 1,483. Real property, £2,616. Pop., 260. Houses, 53. The manor, with W. Court, belongs to T. Dew, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £200.* Patron, T. Dew, Esq. The church is good; and there is a Baptist chapel.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Whitney in Herefordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 27th April 2017
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