Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for DEFFORD

DEFFORD, a chapelry in St. Andrew-Pershore parish, Worcester; on the river Avon, and the Birmingham and Gloucester railway, 3 miles SW of Pershore. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Pershore. Acres, 1, 760. Real property, £2, 343. Pop., 463. Houses, 102. The living is a vicarage, united with Besford chapelry, in the dio. of Worcester. Value, £118.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Westminster The church is good; and there is a dissenting chapel.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Worcestershire AncC
Place: Defford

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