We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

Little Somerford

"LITTLE SOMERFORD, a parish in the hundred of Malmesbury, county Wilts, 3 miles S.E. of Malmesbury, its post town. The village, which is of small extent, is wholly agricultural. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, value £241. The church, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, is an ancient structure with a square tower. The Rev. Charles Wightwick is lord of the manor."

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

Little Somerford is 3 miles SE of Malmesbury. Grid Ref ST967844. Postcode SN15 5JW. Population 376 in 1831, 271 in 1951.

Church Records

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Little Somerford which are provided by:

Gazetteers

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Little Somerford has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

History

Maps

 

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference ST967844 (Lat/Lon: 51.558423, -2.049013), Little Somerford which are provided by:

Societies

You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.