Searching for "RIBBESFORD"

We could not match "RIBBESFORD" in our simplified list of the main towns and villages, or as a postcode. There are several other ways of finding places within Vision of Britain, so read on for detailed advice and 11 possible matches we have found for you:

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  • If you are looking for hills, rivers, castles ... or pretty much anything other than the "places" where people live and lived, you need to look in our collection of Historical Gazetteers. This contains the complete text of three gazetteers published in the late 19th century — over 90,000 entries. Although there are no descriptive gazetteer entries for placenames exactly matching your search term (other than those already linked to "places"), the following entries mention "RIBBESFORD":
    Place name County Entry Source
    Bewdley Worcestershire Ribbesford par., Worcestershire, on river Severn, 3 miles SW. of Kidderminster and 126 miles from London by rail, 2110 ac., pop. 3088; p.o., t.o., 1 Bank Bartholomew
    BEWDLEY Worcestershire Ribbesford. It lay anciently within the marches of Wales; but was annexed, in the time of Henry VIII., to the county Imperial
    FAR-FOREST Shropshire
    Ribbesford and Rock parishes, Worcester, and Stottesden parish, Salop; near the Bewdley and Tenbury railway, 4 miles W of Bewdley Imperial
    HEREFORD Herefordshire Ribbesford, Rochford, Rock, Lower Sapey, Shelsey-Walsh, Stanfordon-Teme, and Stockton-on-Teme; the vicarages of Cleobury-Mortimer, Clifton-on-Teme Imperial
    Hoarstone Worcestershire Hoarstone , hamlet, Ribbesford par., W. Worcestershire, 1 mile NE. of Bewdley. Bartholomew
    HOARSTONE Worcestershire HOARSTONE , a hamlet in Ribbesford parish, Worcester; 1 mile NE of Bewdley. Imperial
    KIDDERMINSTER Worcestershire Ribbesford, Dowles, and Upper Arley, -the second of these parishes electorally in Salop, the third electorally in Stafford. Acres, 37, 321. Poor Imperial
    Netherton Worcestershire Netherton , hamlet, Ribbesford par., Worcestershire, in SE. vicinity of Bewdley. Bartholomew
    NETHERTON Worcestershire NETHERTON , a hamlet in Ribbesford parish, Worcester; ¾ of a mile S E of Bewdley. Imperial
    Ribbesford Worcestershire Ribbesford , par., township, and vil., Worcestershire, on river Severn - par. (containing Bewdley), 4659 ac., pop. 3171; township, 2549 ac., pop. 83; vil., f mile Bartholomew
    RIBBESFORD Worcestershire RIBBESFORD , a village and a parish in Kidderminster district, Worcester. The village stands on the river Severn, ¾ of a mile Imperial
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