Descriptive gazetteer entries

We have no further entries in our collection of 19th century descriptive gazetteers about Welford on Avon, but we do have this information about localities within the associated parish or parishes. You may be able to find further references to Welford on Avon in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Bickmarsh and Little Dorsington hamlet Bartholomew

Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

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.

This is the only descriptive gazetter entry we have found, but you may be able to find further references to Welford on Avon by doing a full-text search here.

Travel writing

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Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Dorsington 0 2
Bickmarsh 0 2
Temple Grafton 0 5
Long Marston 2 3
Pebworth 1 2
Weston on Avon 0 2
Bidford on Avon 1 2
Luddington 0 2
Binton 0 2
Milcote 0 1
Cleeve Priors 0 2
Exhall 0 2
Wixford 0 2
North Littleton 0 3
Clifford Chambers 0 2
Church Honeybourne 0 3
Quinton 4 2
Middle Littleton 0 1
Billesley 0 2
South Littleton 0 3