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Norfolk: Brandon Parva

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Brandon Parva is about 10 miles W. of Norwich.
It is also known as Little Brandon.
See also Brandon in Suffolk.


Not all memorials may be included, even when a transcription is marked as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be read or photographed.

Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
Memorial Inscriptions of the Churches and Churchyards of All Saints, Brandon Parva; All Saints, Runhall; and St Michael, Coston.
[Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 2013]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
Church of All Saints
Services, etc.

Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Marriages and Burials.
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), Brandon Parva was in Forehoe Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Brandon Parva, Coston, Runhall and Welborne Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Brandon Parva Inclosure Act, 1812.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Brandon Parva, otherwise Little Brandon, in the county of Norfolk.
[London, J. Dorington for the House of Commons, 1812]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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 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.

1831 Census
"Several Cottages have been pulled down in the Parish of Brandon-Parva; hence the decrease of Population (28 Persons)."

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
January 2016