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Other names by which Holmer, Herefordshire has been known in the past
Holmer and Shelwick ~ Holemere
Holmer, Herefordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Holmer, par. and vil., Herefordshire, --par., partly in Hereford city, 3069 ac., pop. 2283; pop. of city part, 1824; vil., 2 miles N. of Hereford; P.O.
Holmer, Herefordshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)
HOLMER (St. Bartholomew), a parish in the hundred of Grimsworth, union and county of Hereford, 2 miles (N.) from Hereford; containing 513 inhabitants, of whom 162 are in the township of Holmer with Shelwick. Holmer and Shelwick comprises 2384 acres, of which 86 are common or waste land; the parish extends to the liberties of Hereford, and is intersected by the river Lug and the road from Hereford to Leominster. The living is a discharged vicarage, with the perpetual curacy of Huntington annexed, valued in the king's books at £6. 10. 8.; patrons and appropriators, the Dean and Chapter of Hereford. The appropriate tithes have been commuted for £256, and the vicarial for £220; a rent charge of £20 is paid to an impropriator, and some still smaller rent-charges to various others.
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