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East Bradenham, Norfolk

Historical Description

Bradenham, East, a village and a parish in Norfolk, on the river Wissey, 3½ miles S of Wendling station on the G.E.R.,. and 5 SW of East Dereham. Post town, Thetford; money order office, West Bradenham; telegraph office, Shipdham. Acreage of parish, 2384; population, 314. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £211 with residence. The church is of flint in mixed styles. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 CountyNorfolk 
Ecclesiastical parishEast Bradenham St. Mary 
HundredSouth Greenhoe 
Poor Law unionSwaffham 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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