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Blackford

"BLACKFORD, a parish in the hundred of Whitley, in the county of Somerset, 4 miles to the W. of Wincanton. Castle Cary is its post town. It is watered by the river Camel. The wing is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells, of the value of £177, in the patronage of B. H. Hunt, Esq. The church, which is in the early English style, with a Saxon doorway, is dedicated to St. Michael." From The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003

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