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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 & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.


Online maps of Washford are available from a number of sites:

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.

DistrictWest Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtTA23
Post TownWatchet