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Broadfield, Somerset

Historical Description

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.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountySomersetshire 
Civil parishWrington 
HundredBrent with Wrington 
Poor Law unionAxbridge 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Church Records

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:


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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