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1796 Excerpt: ...Prieft Vicars, four Lay Vicars or Sing ing Men,
feven Chorifters, art Organift, a Virger, Wo Sextons, and a Head
arid Under Mafter of the Grammar School. The diocefe of Hereford
contains almoft the whole of the county of Hereford, the better
half of Shropfhire, four parifhes in the county of Monrnouth, fix
churches and chapels in the county of Montgomery, eight in the
county of Radnor, and twenty-one in the county of Worcefter: under
the two Archdeaconries of Hereford and Salop. Firft, Hereford,
which has thefe Deanries--Hereford and Froome, Rofs, Weobley, and
Wefton, in the county of Hereford; Irchingfield, in the counties of
Hereford and Monmouth; Leominfter, in the counties of Hereford and
Radnor. Secondly, Salop, which has the following Deanries--Burford,
in the counties of Hereford, Salop, and Worcefter; Clun, in the
counties of Hereford, Salop, and Radnor; Ludlow, in the counties of
Hereford and Salop; Pontefbury, in the counties of Salop and
Montgomery; Stottefden and Wenlock, in the county of Salop. The
Bifhop of Hereford is patron of his two1 Archdeaconries, and all
other dignities in his Cathedral, except the Deanry, and of
thirty-four livings in his diocefe, with an alternacy of St. Mary
Mounthalt's Rectory, in the city of London; alfo, in confideration
of Bifhop Scory's granting away fo many manors, he pays no annual
tenths to the Crown, and receives the tenths of two of his beffi
Prebends, viz. Moreton Magna and Church Withington. The Bifhop has
a handfome Palace near the weft end-of the Cathedral, from which
there is a moft delightful view of the Wye, Rotherwas wood,
Dynedor.Camp, &c. being placed in a charming fituation on the
banks of the river. Though the fabric, as appears by its ftructure,
was modelled a great while ago, it has notwit...
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