Status: Ancient Parish
Parish church: St. John the Baptist
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1559
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1661
- Weston Beggard
- Stretton Grandison
- Bishop's Frome with Fromes Hill
- Much Cowarne
- Stoke Edith
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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
YARKHILL, a parish and a sub-district in Ledbury district, Herefordshire. The parish lies near Stoke-Edith r. station, and 7 miles E by N of Hereford. Post town, Ledbury. Acres, 1,666. Real property, £2,902. Pop., 568. Houses, 112. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £230. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of H. The church is tolerable. Charities, £8. The sub-district contains 10 parishes and 3 parts. Acres, 21,079. Pop., 4,585. Houses, 900.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845
YARKHILL (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Ledbury, hundred of Radlow, county of Hereford, 7 ¼ miles (E. by N.) from Hereford; containing 452 inhabitants. The parish is situated on the right bank of the river Froome, and consists of 1644 acres. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £3. 19. 3.; net income, £125 ; patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Hereford ; impropriator, the Master of Ledbury Hospital.
Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.
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Yarkhill Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858
Civil Registration District: Ledbury
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Hereford (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Frome
Poor Law Union: Ledbury