Bradfield, a village and a parish in Essex, on the estuary of the Stour, and on the Manningtree and Harwich branch of the G.E.R., 3 miles E by S of Manningtree. There is a station on the railway, and a post office under Manningtree; money order and telegraph office, Mistley. Acreage of parish, 2152, with 553 of foreshore and water; population of the civil parish, 736; of the ecclesiastical, including Mistley, 2375. Bradfield Lodge, Jacques Hall, and Stour Lodge are chief residences. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Mistley, in the diocese of St Albans; joint net value, £708 with residence. The church, a structure of brick, was restored in 1840. There are also Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Bradfield St. Lawrence|
|Poor Law union||Tendring|
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