Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BRILLEY

BRILLEY, a parish in the district of Presteigne and county of Hereford; and a subdistrict partly also in the county of Radnor. The parish lies on the verge of the county near the river Wye and the Hereford and Brecon railway, 5½ miles NNE of Hay. Post Town, Whitney, under Hereford. Acres, 3,792. Real property, £4,182. Pop., 517. Houses, 104. The living is a vicarage, united with the rectory of Michael church, in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £350.* Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. A school has £50 from endowment; and other charities £6.-The subdistrict contains seven parishes. Acres, 15,315. Pop., 2,067. Houses, 409.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Brilley AP/Ch/CP       Herefordshire AncC
Place: Brilley

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