Bulford shown within Wiltshire
|Population||4,201 (in 2011)|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||South West England|
The name is derived from the Old English bulut ieg ford meaning 'ragged robin island ford'. It is recorded in the Wiltshire Charter Rolls of 1199 as Bultiford and as Bultesforda in 1270. It is then recorded as Bulteforde in the Ecclesiastical Tax Records of 1291.
Bulford was served by a railway station between 1906 and 1963.
The Bulford Kiwi a large chalk kiwi on the hill above the village.
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