Treville, Herefordshire

Extract from Littlebury's Directory and Gazetteer of Herefordshire, 1876-7
with Private and Commercial Residents

Transcribed by Rosemary Lockie, © Copyright 2001

TREVILLE is a parish (for poor-law purposes) situated about 1 mile from the main. road leading from Hereford to Abergavenny, and 1½ N.W. of St. Devereux station on the West Midland section of the Great Western railway. It is distant 7½ miles S.W. of Hereford; is in Wormelow hundred (upper division), Dore union and petty sessional division, Ewyas Harold polling district, and Hereford county court district. The population in 1861 was 145; in 1871, 170; inhabited houses, 32; families or separate occupiers, 33; area of parish, 1,540 acres; annual rateable value, £1,200. The Rev. Archer Clive, of Whitfield, is lord of the manor and principal landowner. Elijah Henry Dean, Esq., of Winnall hall, Allensmore, has also some land in this parish. The soil is clay, on a red sandstone formation; detached portions of limestone rock may be seen cropping out. The chief products are wheat, barley, oats, and roots. There are 522 acres under oak-woods. Whitfield is a handsome mansion, pleasantly situated in an extensive and well-wooded park. It is the seat of the Rev. Archer Clive, M.A., J.P., D.L., and Major Charles Meysey Bolton Clive, J.P., D.L.

POSTAL REGULATIONS.- Letters are received through Hereford. The nearest post office is at Wormbridge. Madley and Hereford are the nearest money order offices. Hereford is the telegraph office and post town.
Clive Rev. Archer, M.A., J.P., (chancellor of the choir and prebendary of Pyon Parva in Hereford cathedral), Whitfield; and Athenæum club, London, S.W.
Clive Major Charles Meysey Bolton, J.P., D.L., Whitfield
Oldaker Mr. Thomas, land steward for the Rev. Archer Clive, J.P., D.L., The Vallets
D.L. Allcroft John, head gamekeeper for the Rev. Archer Clive, J.P., Whitfield
Dean Elijah Henry, farmer & landowner; res., Winnall hall, Allensmore, Hereford
Dean Mrs. Jane Mary, Three Horseshoes Inn
King Thomas, stonemason
Preece Archer, shopkeeper, Criseley
Wheatley William, head gardener for the Rev. Archer Clive, J.P., Whitfield

OCR/Transcription by Rosemary Lockie in November 2001.

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