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Kings Bromley, Staffordshire

(Bromley Regis)

Historical Description

King's Bromley, a village and a parish in Staffordshire, on the river Trent, 2½ miles E of Armitage station on the Trent Valley branch of the L. & N.W.R., 5½ ESE of Rugeley, and 5½ N of Lichfield. There is a post, money order, and telegraph office under Liehfield. Acreage, 3477; population, 560. The manor belonged in Saxon times to Earl Leofric, after the Conquest to the Crown, and was granted by Henry II. to the Corbett family, and is now in the possession of the Lane family. Bromley Manor and Eastfields are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Liehfield; net value, £260 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Liehfield. The church is chiefly Perpendicular, and has a square tower, which was restored in 1890, and some memorial windows. There are almshouses and a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyStaffordshire 
Ecclesiastical parishKing's Bromley All Saints 
HundredOfflow 
Poor Law unionLichfield 

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


Church Records

Findmypast, in association with the Staffordshire & Stoke on Trent Archive Service have the Baptisms, Banns, Marriages, and Burials online for Kings Bromley


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Kings Bromley from the following:


Land and Property

A full transcript of the Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Staffordshire is online.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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