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East Bradenham is about 8 miles E. of Swaffham.
The name may also be spelled East Braddenham.
See also West Bradenham.


Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
St Mary's Church, East Bradenham: Memorial Inscriptions, with index.
[Dereham, 1998]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary
Barnes, Anthony
St Mary's Church, East Bradenham.
[Churches Conservation Trust, Series 4, No 98, 1997]

Church Records

These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), East Bradenham was in Swaffham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Dewing, Rita
Bradenham: A Popular History of a Norfolk Village.
No author
Bradenham Bygones: Photographs of Bradenham over the last 100 years.
East Bradenham Mill
Description, history and map.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

East Bradenham is in South Greenhoe hundred.


Carthew, George Alfred
A history, topographical, archaeological, genealogical, and biographical, of the parishes of West and East Bradenham, with those of Necton and Holme Hale, in the county of Norfolk, from the Public Records, Court Rolls, Wills, Parish Registers, and private sources.
[Norwich, Agas H. Goose, 1883]

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
East Bradenham Inclosure Act, 1814.
An act for inclosing lands within the parish of East Bradenham, in the county of Norfolk.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1814]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
The Bradenham Book of Remembrance: the men of East and West Bradenham who gave their lives in the First and Second World Wars.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.

Year   Inhabited
Families Population
Year   Inhabited
Families Population

There may be more people living in detached parts of the parish (if there were any) and, if so, the number may or may not be included in the figures above. It is quite difficult to be sure from the population tables.

Other population figures

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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March 2008