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Midford, Somerset

Historical Description

Midford, a village in the NE of Somerset, in a pretty valley, 3½ miles S of Bath, with a station on the Somerset and Dorset Joint railway, 136 miles from London. It has a post office under Bath. Midford Castle, on a terraced slope of an adjacent hill, is a seat of the Conelly family, has a picture gallery, and commands a fine view.

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

Church Records

Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.


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.

CountyBath and North East Somerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtBA2
Post TownBath