In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Winford like this:
WINFORD, a parish, with W. village and two hamlets, in Bedminster district, Somerset; 3¾ miles SE of Bourton r. station, and 6 SW of Bristol. It has a post-office under Flaxbourton, Somerset. Acres. 2,991. Real property, £5,009. Pop., 934. Houses, 196. The property is much subdivided. ...
W. house is the seat of Sir E. M. Elton, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £480.* Patron, Worcester College, Oxford. The church, excepting the tower, was rebuilt in 1796, and was reseated in 1868. There are two chapels of ease, a Baptist chapel, two national schools, and charities £83.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Winford in North Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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