Location: Bradford-on-Avon / Wiltshire

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Transaction S1251a      Aldhelm 3, bishop (of Sherborne), declares that he has agreed to remain abbot of his monasteries at Malmesbury 1, Frome 1 and Bradford on Avon 1, Wiltshire, but confirms that the communities are to be free to elect their own abbots after his death
Office S1251a    Aldhelm 3 held office of Abbot (abbot of Bradford on Avon)
Event ASC  652 ABCG   Here Cenwealh 2 fought at Bradford-on-Avon
Event Æthelweard.Chron  ii.7   [Cenwealh 2] waged civil war at Bradford-on-Avon.
Transaction S899      King Æthelred 32 to Shaftesbury 1 Abbey; grant of the cenobium of Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts., with land at Bradford
Transaction S899      King Æthelred 32 to Shaftesbury 1 Abbey; grant of the cenobium of Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts., with land at Bradford
Transaction S1515      King Eadred 16 to Nunnaminster 1; bequest of land at Shalbourne, Wilts., Thatcham, Berks., and Bradford (? -on-Avon, Wilts.) and 30 pounds
Event WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.198.1   It is a popular view that Aldhelm 3 fitted out a monastery at Bradford.
Event WilliamofMalmesbury.GestaPontificumAnglorum  v.225   Aldhelm 3 grants the monasteries of Malmesbury, Frome, and Bradford the right to free election of their abbots. The grant was confirmed twice, in the nunnery of Wimborne, ruled by Cuthburg 3, and in the holy synod by the river Nadder.
Possession GDB  67v (Wiltshire 12:4) Shaftesbury, St Mary and St Edward's 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 42 hides in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire (in 1086)
Possession GDB  67v (Wiltshire 12:4) Shaftesbury, St Mary and St Edward's 1 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 42 hides in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire (in 1066)
Possession GDB  67v (Wiltshire 12:4) Leofgifu 5 Property recorded in Domesday Book: 42 hides in Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire (in 1066)