Wayford, Somerset

Historical Description

Wayford, a parish in Somerset, 3 miles SW of Crewkerne station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Crewkerne. Acreage, 1955; population of the civil parish, 367; of the ecclesiastical, 220. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £120. The church is a small and ancient building of stone.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Somersetshire
Hundred Crewkerne
Poor Law union Chard

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Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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