Halford  Warwickshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Halford like this:

HALFORD, or HALFORD-BRIDGE, a parish and a subdistrict in Shipston-on-Stour district, Warwick. The parish lies on the river Stour, 4 miles N of Shipston-on-Stour, and 8 NE of Moreton-on-the-Marsh r. station; and its post town is Shipston-on-Stour. Acres, 1, 010. Real property, £1, 698. Pop., 314. ...

Houses, 77. The property is subdivided. The name was originally Aldford, meaning Oldford; and alluded to a ford here over the Stour. The parish was a meet for the Warwick hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester.. Value, £240.* Patron, the Bishop of Worcester. The church was recently restored.—The sub-district contains ten parishes. Acres, 21, 080. Pop., 3, 857. Houses, 907.

Halford through time

Halford is now part of Stratford on Avon district. Click here for graphs and data of how Stratford on Avon has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Halford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Halford, in Stratford on Avon and Warwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 06th December 2023

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