Bromham is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Parish church: St. Owen

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1570
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include:

  • Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Bromham

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BROMHAM, a parish, with a village, in the district and county of Bedford; on the river Ouse, 2 miles SW of Oakley r. station, and 4 WNW of Bedford. Post Town, Bedford. Acres, 1,798. Real property, £2,988. Pop., 361. Houses, 67. The property is divided among a few. Bromham Hall is the seat of the Trevors. A bridge of 25 arches crosses the Ouse at the village. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Oakley, in the diocese of Ely. Value, £336. Patron, Eton College. The church is very ancient but good; has a square tower; and contains monuments of the Trevors and the Dyves. There is a free school.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Bromham, a parish in the hund. of Willey, union of Bedford, county of Bedford; 4 miles west-north-west of Bedford, intersected by the river Ouse, over which there is a bridge here. Living, a vicarage, with that of Oakley annexed, formerly in the archd. of Bedford and dio. of Lincoln, now in the dio. of Ely; valued at £8; gross income £339; in the patronage of Eton college. The church contains monuments of the families of Trevor and Dyne. There are a day and Sunday school in this parish; and a mineral spring. Pop., in 1801, 297; in 1831, 334. Houses 61. Acres 1,910. A. P. £1,996. Poor rates, in 1837, £190.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Bromham, 3 m. N.W. Bedford. P.314

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Bromham, co. Bedford.

P.T. Bedford (50) 4 m. WNW. Pop. 296.

A parish in the hundred of Willey; living, a vicarage in the archdeaconry of Bedford and diocese of Lincoln; charged in K. B. 8 l.; church ded. to St. Owen; patron, Eton College.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Parish Registers

Directories

Bromham Kelly’s Directory of Bedfordshire, 1914

Parish Records

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England, Bedfordshire, Bromham – Cemeteries ( 1 )
The monumental inscriptions of the Parish Church, Bromham, Bedfordshire
Author: Matthews, A. Weight (Arthur Weight), 1865-1937; Bedfordshire Family History Society

England, Bedfordshire, Bromham – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Bromham, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Bedfordshire, Bromham – Church records ( 2 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Bromham, 1602-1877
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bromham (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Bromham, 1570-1970
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bromham (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Bromham – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Bromham, Beds., Eng

England, Bedfordshire, Bromham – Land and property ( 1 )
Documents relating to the Trevor estate in Bromham and various other parishes in Bedfordshire.

England, Bedfordshire, Bromham – Manors ( 1 )
Documents relating to the Trevor estate in Bromham and various other parishes in Bedfordshire.

England, Bedfordshire, Bromham – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 2 )
Overseers records, 1812, 1837-1869
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bromham (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Bromham, 1570-1970
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bromham (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Bromham – Schools ( 1 )
Log books, 1882-1954
Author: Bromham Church of England School

England, Bedfordshire, Bromham – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments for Bromham, 1797-1949
Author: Bedfordshire (England). County Council

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Bedfordshire Archives & Family History Groups

Bedfordshire Archives

Bedfordshire Family History Society

Bedfordshire Historical Record Society

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England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983

Bedfordshire County Cemetery Records

Stotfold Cemetery Search

Bedfordshire Gaol Register

Bedfordshire Quarter Session Rolls 1714-1832

Bedfordshire Poll Book 1722

Bedfordshire Poll Book 1722

Bedfordshire 1926 Valuation Maps

Bedfordshire Apprentices

Bedfordshire Police Roll of Honour

Bedfordshire Pubs Archive

Lost Pubs of Bedfordshire

Administration

  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Bedford
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford
  • Diocese: Pre-1837 – Lincoln, Post-1836 – Ely
  • Rural Deanery: Clapham
  • Poor Law Union: Bedford
  • Hundred: Willey
  • Province: Canterbury

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