Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for WELFORD

WELFORD, a village in Gloucestershire, a parish partly also in Warwickshire, and all in the district of Stratford-on-Avon. The village stands on the river Avon, 1½ mile W by N of Milcote r. station, and 4 SW of Stratford-on-Avon; and has a post-office under Stratford-on-Avon. The parish comprises 3,550 acres. Real property of the Gloucester portion, £3,914. Pop., 627. Houses, 150. Real property of the Warwick portion, consisting of Bickmarsh and Little Dorsington hamlet, £1,256. Pop., 50. Houses, 11. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £450.* Patron, Countess Delawarr. The church was restored in 1867. Charities, £7.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Gloucestershire AncC       Warwickshire AncC
Place: Welford on Avon

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