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Bromeswell, Suffolk

Historical Description

Bromeswell, a village and a parish in Suffolk, on the river Deben, 1 mile NE of Melton station on the G.E.R., and 2½ miles NE of Woodbridge, which is the post town; money order and telegraph office, Melton. Acreage of parish, 1787, of which 29 are foreshore and water; population, 236. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, -£180 with residence. Patron, the Marquess of Bristol. The church is a building of flint, rubble, and "brick, in the Early English style.

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 CountySuffolk 
Ecclesiastical parishBromeswell St. Edmund 
Poor Law unionWoodbridge 

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

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bromeswell from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Suffolk is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Suffolk papers online:

DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP12
Post TownWoodbridge