In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bulford like this:
BULFORD, a parish in Amesbury district, Wilts: on the river Avon, 2 miles NNE of Amesbury, and 4¾ N by W of Porton r. station. Post Town, Amesbury, under Salisbury. Acres, 3,475. Real property, with Durrington and Milston, £7,235. Pop., 383. Houses, 78. Bulford House is a chief residence. Some Druidical stones occur; and an earthwork, supposed to represent an ancient British village, is adjacent within Durrington. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Salisbury. Value, £75. Patron, Dr. Southby. The church is picturesque; and there is an Independent chapel.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Bulford has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Salisbury. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Bulford and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bulford, in Salisbury and Wiltshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th January 2015
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