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Holmer, Herefordshire

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Holmer, Herefordshire

Administrative CountyHerefordshire
Traditional CountyHerefordshire
OS GridSO5042
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
Police AuthorityWest Mercia

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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