Herefordshire

Herefordshire, an inland county of West England, lying on the Welsh border between Shropshire and Monmouthshire; it is a pretty agricultural county, through the centre of which runs the Wye; in the E. are the Malvern Hills and in the SW. the Black Mountains (2631 ft); the rich red soil produces fine wheat, hops, and apples; there is some trade in timber, some stone and marble quarrying, and the cattle are noted; its history is associated with many stirring historical events, and in various parts are antiquities of considerable interest.

Population (circa 1900) given as 116,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Hereford * Herennius
Herbert, Edward, Lord
Herbert, George
Herbert, Sidney
Herculaneum
Hercules
Hercules, The Choice of
Hercules, The Pillars of
Hercynian Forest
Herder
Hereford
Herefordshire
Herennius
Hereward the Wake
Herford
Hergest, The Red Book of
Heriot, George
Héristal
Herkomer, Hubert
Hermandad, Santa
Hermann and Dorothea
Hermannstadt

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Antique pictures of Herefordshire

Links here from Chalmers

Ashton, Charles
Barrington, John Shute
Baskerville, Sir Simon
Bayly, John
Blount, Thomas
Boyle, Richard
Bradley, James
Carpenter, George Lord
Cecil, William
Croft, Sir Herbert
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