Place:Barford St Martin, Wiltshire, England

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NameBarford St Martin
Alt namesBarford-St. Martinsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeVillage
Located inWiltshire, England
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Barford St Martin, is a Wiltshire village which is situated about two miles from Wilton, on the junction of the A30 and the B3089. Barford is known as one of the Nadder Valley villages, named for the River Nadder which flows through the village.

History

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The history of Barford can be traced back to the 11th Century. There is reference to Barford in the Domesday Book compiled in 1085/1086.

On the 4th of November, 1729, a whirlwind struck the village. Houses were unroofed and trees blown down.[1]

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