Washford, Somerset

Historical Description

Washford, a hamlet in Old Cleeve and St Decumans parishes, Somerset, on the West Somerset mineral railway, 2 miles SW of Watchet. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office, and a station on the G.W.R.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


Old maps of Washford are available on the old-maps.co.uk site, and a current map is available on the Streetmap.co.uk site.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Somerset papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.