Great Somerford is an Ancient Parish in the county of Wiltshire.
Alternative names: Broad Somerford
Other places in the parish include: Sturtley, Startley, and Starely.
Status: Ancient Parish
Parish church: St. Peter and St. Paul
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1707
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1605
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Primitive Methodist.
Parishes adjacent to Great Somerford
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
SOMERFORD (Great or Broad), a parish, with a village and a hamlet, in Malmsbury district, Wilts: on the river Avon, 7 miles NNE of Chippenham r. station. It has a post-office under Chippenham. Acres, 1,770. Rated property, £2,520. Pop., 532. Houses, 114. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol. Value, £447. Patron, Exeter College, Oxford. The church was restored in 1865.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Great Somerford Marriages 1707 to 1812
Parish Register Transcripts
Crime and Legal Matters
Census Returns Transcripts
Elections and Polls
Poor Law, Charity and the Workhouse
- County: Wiltshire
- Civil Registration District: Malmesbury
- Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Wiltshire
- Diocese: Gloucester and Bristol
- Rural Deanery: Malmesbury
- Poor Law Union: Malmesbury
- Hundred: Malmesbury
- Province: Canterbury