Barford is a village and civil parish in the Warwick district of Warwickshire, England, about three miles south of Warwick. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 1,171. The Joint Parish Council also runs the villages of Sherbourne and Wasperton.
The University of Warwick Boat Club trains on the River Avon at Barford.
Notable people from Barford
- Joseph Arch (1826-1919), first president of the National Agricultural Labourers Union and Liberal MP. One of the two pubs in Barford is named after him.
- Annie Butler (4 June 1897-28 September 2009), English supercentenarian, who, at the age of 112, was the second-oldest person in the United Kingdom until her death in 2009.
- John Fairfax (24 October 1804 – 16 June 1877), English-born journalist, is notable for the incorporation of the major newspapers of modern day Australia.
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