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Welsh Bicknor  Herefordshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Welsh Bicknor like this:

BICKNOR (Welsh), a parish in the district of Monmouth and county of Hereford: within a loop of the river Wye, opposite English Bicknor, 4¾ miles S by W of Ross r. station. Post Town, Goodrich, under Ross. Acres, 8,502. Real property, £1,572. Pop., 80. Houses, 18. The property is all in one estate. ...


The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £169.* Patron, Rev. F. Aldrich-Blake. The church was rebuilt in 1859. A recumbent stone figure in the previous church is said to have been monumental of the Countess of Salisbury, who nursed Henry V. at Courtfield, a mansion about half a mile off.

Welsh Bicknor through time

Welsh Bicknor is now part of Forest of Dean district. Click here for graphs and data of how Forest of Dean has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Welsh Bicknor itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Welsh Bicknor, in Forest of Dean and Herefordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1806

Date accessed: 26th January 2022


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