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Bramley, Hampshire

Historical Description

Bramley, a parish in Hants. It lies 4½ miles N by E of Basingstoke, and 4 from Mortimer station on the G.W.R., and has a post and money order office under Basingstoke; telegraph office, Sherfield-on-Loddon. Acreage, 2297; population, 424. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester; gross value, £114 with residence. Patron, Queen's College, Oxford. The church is ancient, has a brass of 1508 and a monument to Dr Shaw the Oriental traveller, and is in good condition. It was restored in 1885. In 1874 an old fresco painting of the murder of Thomas & Becket was discovered beneath some plaster.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyHampshire 
Ecclesiastical parishBramley All Saints 
Poor Law unionBasingstoke 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bramley from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.


Online maps of Bramley are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Hampshire newspapers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Hampshire, 1530, 1575, & 1622-34 is available to view on the Heraldry page.

DistrictBasingstoke and Deane
RegionSouth East
Postal districtRG26
Post TownTadley