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"BARFORD ST. MARTIN, a parish in the hundred of Cawden and Cadworth, in the county of Wilts, 5 miles to the W. of Salisbury, its post town. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Salisbury, of the value of £577, in the patronage of the Warden and Fellows of All Souls' College, Oxford. The church is dedicated to St. Martin. The Independents have a chapel here."

[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]




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Church Records

  • Common to all parishes is a Key to Abbreviations and a description of Church Records and Indexes for Wiltshire, including a complete Marriage Index for the county.

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