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Cloford, Somerset

Historical Description

Cloford, a parish in Somerset, 2 miles from Wanstrow station on the G.W.R., and 4 SW of Frome, under which it has a post and telegraph office; money order office, Nunney. Acreage, 2261; population, 160. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £136. The church is Norman, and has been restored.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishCloford St. Mary 
HundredFrome 
Poor Law unionFrome 

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.


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cloford from the following:


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictMendip
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtBA11
Post TownFrome