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Norfolk: Bramerton

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Bramerton is about 4 miles S.E. of Norwich.

Cemeteries

Cemetery of the Church of St Peter
Names on gravestones.
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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter
Description and pictures.
Eleven Churches, a Guide to the Bramerton Group, Norfolk.
See Hellington
Filby, Vivian
Through the lynchgate: St Peter's Church, Bramerton.
[Norwich, HM Prison, 1990s]
Loyd-Claxton, Joyce
St Peter's Church, Bramerton.
[Bramerton, The Church, 1990s]

Bramerton Christadelphians
History, events, pictures, etc.

Church Records

Marriages
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
Memorials
In the Church of St Peter.
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), Bramerton was in Henstead Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Bramerton Post Mill
Short description.
Bramerton Tower Mill
Description and history.
Banger, Joan
Bramerton: Collection of letters, photographs, private research, newspaper cuttings, etc.
[Loose papers in Norwich Local Studies Library, 2000]
Banger, Joan
Bramerton.
[Bramerton, The Bramerton Society, 1991]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Bramerton is in Henstead Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Henstead Hundred
Description of Henstead Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

Land and Property

Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of Claims (18): Bramerton.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Annual (consolidated) Act of Inclosure, 1849.
[1849]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Population

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
Houses
Families Population
18011923138
18112023138
18212335184
18312440202
184144--229
185144--227
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186160--300
18715858285
18815459249
18915961253
19015353245
1911--53212

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.

1861 Census
"The increase of population in Bramerton parish is attributed to the migration of several families from Norwich."

Voting Registers

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August 2008