Status: Ancient Parish
Parish church: All Saints
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1653
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1597
- Bible Christian Methodist
- St Giles in the Wood
- Little Torrington
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
BEAFORD, a parish in Torrington district, Devon; on the river Torridge, 5 miles SE of Torrington, and 6 ½ WSW of Umberleigh r. station. It has a head post office, designated Beaford, North Devon. Acres, 3,203. Real property, £2,702. Pop., 639. Houses, 133. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Exeter. Value, £315. Patron, the Rev.Wood. The church is an old-fashioned edifice with a low tower. There are chapels for Baptists and Bible Christians.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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