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Westwood cum lford, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Westwood-cum-lford, a parish, with a village, in Wiltshire, 2 miles SW of Bradford station on the G.W.R. Post town, Bradford-on-Avon. Acreage, 832; population of the civil parish, 540; of the ecclesiastical, 527. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. Freestone is largely quarried in the neighbourhood. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Salisbury; net value, £220 with residence. The church is an ancient structure of stone in the Early English style, and contains some good oak carving. There are Baptist and Wesleyan chapels. The Bradford Workhouse is situated in this parish.

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


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

Ancient CountyWiltshire 
HundredElstub and Everley 
Poor Law unionBradford 

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

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