Winford  Somerset


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.

Winford through time

Winford is now part of North Somerset district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Somerset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Winford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Winford in North Somerset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th June 2018

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