Bacton  Herefordshire


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

BACTON, a parish in the district and county of Hereford; near the Dore river, 4 miles NW of Pontrilas r. station, and 11 SW of Hereford. Post Town, Abbeydore under Hereford. Acres, 1,155. Real property, £1,172. Pop., 154. Houses, 28. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £129. Patron, F. Hamp, Esq. The church is good; and there are charities £30.

Bacton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th April 2021

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