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Brandiston is about 6 miles S.W. of Aylsham.
The name may also be spelled Brandeston.
It is also known as Brandiston with Guton.
See also Braydeston.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
- Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
- Memorial Inscriptions of the Church and Churchyard of St Michael
the Archangel Booton, and St Nicholas Brandiston.
[Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 2009]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Sparham, in the archdeaconry of Norwich.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both
before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to St Nicholas.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- Cotton, Simon
- St Nicholas Church, Brandiston, Norfolk.
[London, Churches Conservation Trust, 4th series, no 86, c1998]
- Church of St Nicholas
- Description and pictures.
- Church of St Nicholas
- Pictures of the church.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Parish Register Transcripts
- Baptisms 1562-1900, Banns 1759-1817,
Marriages 1566-1858 and Burials 1562-1811.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
- These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Brandiston was in
St Faith's Registration District.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
- Brandiston Water Mill
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Brandiston is in Eynsford Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Eynsford Hundred
- Description of Eynsford Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
Land and Property
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- Great Britain: Statute
- Second annual inclosure act, 1849.
An act to authorize the inclosure of certain lands in
pursuance of a special report of the Inclosure Commissioners
for England and Wales: 28th July 1849, including the parishes of
Swannington, Brandiston and Haveringland, for which provisional
inclosure orders were made on 26 June 1848.
[London, George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1849]
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See 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
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
- "ST. FAITHS. The decrease of population in most of the parishes
comprised in the District of St. Faiths is attributed to the
migration of labourers and their families to the manufacturing
See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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