Aylton Cassey Directory of Herefordshire 1858

Aylton, or Aylton Chapel, is a small parish, in Radlow Hundred and Ledbury Union, bishopric and diocese of Hereford, 6 miles west of Ledbury. The church, which stands on a mound, is small and plain, having a low tower. The living is a rectory, value £152. the population, in 1851, was 93: acreage, 812. Earl Somers is lord of the manor, who, with Miss Miles, Captain Skey and Henry Bishop, Esq., are the land owners. Yew Tree Cottage is a genteel residence, and commands pleasant views.

Letters received through Ledbury, which is also the nearest money order office.

Brydges W. H., Esq., Newbridge cottage

Bishop Henry, yeoman, Yew Tree cottage

Foulger John, Aylton court

Powell Henry, farmer

Tranter John, farmer, Castle

Williams J., farmer

Source: Edward Cassey & Co.: History, Topography, and Directory of Herefordshire. Printed by William Bailey, 107, Fishergate 1858.

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