Barford  Warwickshire


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

BARFORD, a village and a parish in the district and county of Warwick. The village stands on the river Avon, amid pleasant environs, 3 miles S by W of Warwick r. station; contains some fine houses; and has a post-office under Warwick. The parish comprises 1,540 acres. Real property, £5,668. ...

Pop., 754. Houses, 190. The property is much subdivided. Barford House is the seat of Capt. W. Eyton, and commands a charming view. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £869.* Patron, John Mills, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1844; but includes the square tower of a previous edifice, and contains several monuments of the Mills family. A school has an endowed income of £48; and other charities £12.

Barford through time

Barford is now part of Warwick district. Click here for graphs and data of how Warwick has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Barford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Barford, in Warwick and Warwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 01st April 2023

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