Origin: Ford by a wood in the manor of Halse
Domesday: Richard held of Hugh 2 hides. Land for 5 ploughs. In demesne 2 ploughs, 4 slaves and 1 female slave, and 11 villans have 3 ploughs. 2 acres of meadow and a mill
Woodford appears to be a typical small stone Northamptonshire village with a Victorian red brick addition physically doubling the size but more than doubling the population. Where most villages struggle to support a shop Woodford manages an entire row and the overall feel is of a busy community.