Brilley  Herefordshire


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

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.

Brilley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th June 2021

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