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Wayford, Somerset

Historical Description

Wayford, a parish in Somerset, 3 miles SW of Crewkerne station on the L. & S.W.R. Post town, Crewkerne. Acreage, 1955; population of the civil parish, 367; of the ecclesiastical, 220. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; net value, £120. The church is a small and ancient building of stone.

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 
HundredCrewkerne 
Poor Law unionChard 

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 Wayford 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.

DistrictSouth Somerset
CountySomerset
RegionSouth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtTA18
Post TownCrewkerne