Church of St. Peter
Parish Register Transcripts
Parish Registers held at WSHC
Buildings and Land
Doomsday Book Entry
Grimbaldus the goldsmith holds Maniford. Edward held at in the time of King Edward [the Confessor] and it was assessed at 6 hides and a half. Here are 4 ploughlands. Two ploughlands, with one villager, are in demesne. Ten cottagers and 2 borderers occupy one ploughland. Two shares of a mill pay 12 shillings and 6 pence. Here are 20 acres of meadow, and the pasture is a mile and a half square. It was valued at a hundred shillings, now at 6 pounds. Source: Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, Volume 34.
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Dr. Robin Baker, Novelist and Broadcaster
War, Conflict and Military Matters
World War I
There is a large stone cross and memorial to those from the Parish of Manningford Bruce that gave their lives in World War I in the graveyard of St. Peters Church.
Biographies of the Men Remembered on the World War I Memorial
|Edwin Hawkins||Frank Muddle||Herbert North|
|Edwin Nash||George Taylor||George Frederick Whitmarsh|
In addition to those named above, Percy John Waters who was born in Manningford Bruce in 1890 is named on the memorial in Rushall.
Individual biographies are currently being researched and these will be added as and when completed.