Bradeston or Braydeston, Norfolk

Historical Description

Bradeston or Braydeston, a village and a parish in Norfolk-the latter amalgamated with Brundall for civil purposes-on the G.E.R. and the river Yare. The village stands. ½ mile NE of Brundall railway station, which is itself in the parish of Bradeston. Post town, Blofield, which is the money order and telegraph office. The living is a rectory, annexed. to the rectory of Strumpshaw, in the diocese of Norwich. The church is a plain building, but some portions are of great antiquity.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


Ancient County Norfolk
Hundred Blofield
Poor Law union Blofield

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Braydeston (St. Michael) from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Norfolk 1563, 1589, and 1613 is available on the Heraldry page.