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Great Bradley, Suffolk

Historical Description

Bradley, Great, a parish in Suffolk, on the verge of the county, 6½ miles N of Haverhill station on the G.E.R., and 8 S of Newmarket, under which it has a post office; money order and telegraph office, Little Thurlow. Acreage, 2340; population, 317. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £490. The church is a structure of stone and flint in the Perpendicular style. It was built in 1120, and altered in the Tudor period.

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 parishBradley St. Mary 
Poor Law unionRisbridge 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictSt. Edmundsbury
Postal districtCB8
Post TownNewmarket