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Rear view of church

William Cooke, died 27th January 1788 aged 69. Also Elizabeth, his wife, died 4th September 1811 aged 87. This is just one of a great number of tombs in the churchyard

William Cook, died 27th January 1788 aged 69, and also Elizabeth his wife who died 4th September 1811 aged 87

John Howell, died 5th January 1750.

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This font has a lead top - one of only a handful in the country and possibly the only one in Herefordshire;  I will have to check

This font has a lead top - one of only a handful in the country and possibly the only one in Herefordshire; I will have to check

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This altar is beautiful, and the picture does not do it justice

Aston Ingham sits right on the Gloucestershire/Herefordshire border on high ground above the Forest of Dean. Part of May Hill, known as the Mariners Landmark because it is clearly visible from both the Bristol Channel with it’s distinctive crown of trees, is within the parish, although the summit and southern side is in Gloucestershire, and now owned by the National Trust. In 1851 the population was 636, and as elsewhere in Herefordshire, the main occupation was agriculture.