Broadfield, a tithing in Wrington parish, Somersetshire, 8 miles SW of Bristol. Broadfield Down here possesses fine scenery, commands charming views, and has on its NW shoulder an igneous vent, noticed by Dr Buckland.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Hundred||Brent with Wrington|
|Poor Law union||Axbridge|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Broadfield from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Broadfield)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Somerset papers online:
- Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette
- Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser
- Western Gazette
- Wells Journal
- Somerset County Gazette
The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.