These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Hereford. You may be able to find further references to Hereford in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.
|Place||Type of entry||Source||HEREFORD||a city, a sub-district, and a district||Imperial||HEREFORD, HAY, AND BRECON RAILWAY||a railway||Imperial||Vineyard, The||parish||Bartholomew|
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|Traveller||Section||No. of Refs.||William Camden||Hereford, Radnor, Brecon, Monmouth and Glamorgan||13||Edwin Russell||Oct. 11 to Nov. 1: Condition of Farm Labourers||9||William Gilpin||To the source of the Wye||5||Daniel Defoe||Letter 6, Part 3: Worcester, Hereford and Wales||4||Edwin Russell||Nov. 26 to Dec. 7: Western Herefordshire||4||Henry Vincent||Mar. 10 to 16: Gloucester, Tewkesbury and Hereford||4||Charles Wesley||1749: Marriage to Sally Gwynne||3||George Borrow||To Swansea||2||Gerald of Wales||Book I, Ch. 4: Coed Grono and Abergevenni||2||William Cobbett||Nov. 9th to 21st, 1821: Gloucester to Berghclere||2||Celia Fiennes||To Herefordshire||2||George Borrow||Llandovery||1||Gerald of Wales||Introduction||1||Gerald of Wales||Book II, Ch. 13: Ludlow and Hereford||1||William Camden||The Division of Britaine||1||William Cobbett||Jan. 21st to 22nd, 1822: Huntingdon Journal||1||William Cobbett||Aug. 31st Aug to Sept. 4th, 1826: Salisbury to Highworth||1||William Cobbett||Sept. 12th to 27th, 1826: Malmsbury to Worcestershire||1||Daniel Defoe||Letter 1, Part 3: Norfolk and Cambridgeshire||1||Celia Fiennes||1698 Tour: Shrewsbury to Bristol||1||William Gilpin||Ross to Monmouth||1||John Wesley||1760-2: Letter to an Editor; Impositions and Declarations; Speaking Statue; Pentecost||1||Edwin Russell||Sept. 2 to 6: South West Herefordshire||1||Edwin Russell||Oct. 3 to 9: Northleach, then to Herefordshire||1||Edwin Russell||Oct. 22 to 26: Breaking up the Fallow Ground||1||Edwin Russell||Nov. 15 to 25: Cradley, Withington and Madley||1|
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