Place:Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire, England

NameMaiden Bradley
Alt namesMaiden Bradley with Yarnfieldsource: formal name of parish
Yarnfieldsource: village in parish
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.149°N 2.285°W
Located inWiltshire, England
See alsoMere Hundred, Wiltshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
Mere Rural, Wiltshire, Englandrural district, 1894 - 1934
Mere and Tisbury Rural, Wiltshire, Englandrural district, 1934 - 1974
Salisbury District, Wiltshire, England1974-2009
Wiltshire District, Wiltshire, England2009--
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Maiden Bradley is a village in southwest Wiltshire, England, about 6 miles (10 km) southwest of Warminster and bordering the county of Somerset. The B3092 road between Frome and Mere forms the village street. Bradley House, the seat of the Duke of Somerset, is adjacent to the village.

Maiden Bradley is the principal settlement in the civil parish of Maiden Bradley with Yarnfield which had a population of 331 in the UK census of 2011. The parish is in the Cranborne Chase and was one of the clearings in the former Selwood Forest. In the northwest the parish includes the hamlet of Gare Hill, although most dwellings there are in Trudoxhill parish, Somerset. [Gare Hill has been redirected to Trudoxhill].

Research Tips

  • From this Ancestry page you can browse the Wiltshire parishes which have parish register transcripts online, quite often from very early dates. However, reading the early ones requires skill and patience. Transcriptions should also be in FamilySearch.
  • A further collection of online source references will be found on the county page for Wiltshire.
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