Byford  Herefordshire


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

BYFORD, a parish in Weobly district, Herefordshire; on the river Wey, and the Hereford and Brecon railway, near Moorhampton station, 7½ miles WNW of Hereford. Post Town, Bishopstone, under Hereford. Acres, 903. Real property, £1,787. Pop., 201. Houses, 42. The property is not much divided; and belongs chiefly to Sir H. Cotterell, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £195.* Patron, Sir H. G. Cotterell, Bart. The church is old, but very good.

Byford through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th April 2021

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