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Wigmore Group Parish Council The group parish council meets every 2nd Monday in the month (other than August) at Wigmore Village Hall. Why not come along and have your say about anything you would like to discuss about your village? The[...]
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8:00 pm Parish Council Meeting @ Wigmore Village Hall
Parish Council Meeting @ Wigmore Village Hall
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Anniversary of the Wars of the Roses battle, fought in 1461 almost on our doorstep. The Mortimer’s Cross pub now stands roughly in the centre of what would have been the battlefield on that day.

Leinthall Starkes

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An appeal for information.

Back in 1870-72, John Marius Wilson’s “Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales” described Leinthall Starkes like this:

LEINTHALL-STARKES, a parish, with a village, in the district of Ludlow and county of Hereford; 5 miles WNW of Woofferton-Junction r. station, and 6 SW by W of Ludlow. Post town, Wigmore, under Kingsland, Herefordshire. Acres, 990. Real property, with Leinthall-Earls, and Elton, £3,791. Rated property of L.S. alone, £1,017. Pop., 144. Houses, 29. The property is all in one estate. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Hereford. Value, £53. Patron, A. R. B. Knight, Esq. The church is ancient, and has a belfry. There are an endowed school, with £14 a year, and other charities £4.

It would be nice if we could do a little better than this, so information on the history, background, inhabitants and characters of the village would be welcomed to enhance this website.

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