Place:Preston (near Ledbury), Gloucestershire, England


NamePreston (near Ledbury)
Alt namesPreston
TypeParish, Village
Coordinates52.0115°N 2.4749°W
Located inGloucestershire, England
source: Family History Library Catalog

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Preston (near Ledbury) from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"PRESTON, a parish in Newent district, Gloucester; adjacent to Herefordshire, 3 miles S W of Ledbury [railway] station. Post-town, Ledbury. Acres: 884. Real property: £1,227. Population: 78. Houses: 13. Nearly all the property is held-by the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £140. Patron, the Bishop of [Gloucester and Bristol]. The church has a Saxon doorway."

Wikipedia describes Preston as being in the Forest of Dean, but does not have an article on the village.

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