Bramfield is an Ancient Parish in the county of Hertfordshire.

Alternative names: Braintfield, Brantfield

Parish church: St. Andrew

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BRAINTFIELD, Brantfield, or Bramfield, a parish in the district and county of Hertford; near the river Beane, 3½ miles NW of Hertford r. station. Post Town, Hertford. Acres, 1,540. Real property, £1,807. Pop., 191. Houses, 45. The property is divided among a few. Braintfield Place is the seat of the Brasseys. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £267.* Patron, Abel Smith, Esq. The church is good. Thomas à Becket was rector.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BRAINTFIELD (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Hertford, hundred of Cashio, or liberty of St. Alban’s, though locally in the hundred of Hertford, county of Hertford, 3½ miles (N. W.) from Hertford; containing 201 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £11. 6. 8., and in the patronage of Abel Smith, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £326, and there are about 35 acres of glebe. According to Matthew Paris, this was the first preferment held by Thomas à Becket; and a small pond near the parsonage-house still bears his name.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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England, Hertfordshire, Braintfield – Cemeteries ( 3 )
Abstracts of transcripts of Bramfield, Co. Hertford, 1609-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Braintfield (Hertfordshire)

Bramfield, Stapleford and Waterford monumental inscriptions
Author: Thomas, June; Parker, Jack; Hertfordshire Family and Population History Society

Monumental inscriptions, Bramfield, Hertford, England : abt. 1600-1900

England, Hertfordshire, Braintfield – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Bramfield, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Hertfordshire, Braintfield – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Braintfield, 1604-1869
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Braintfield (Hertfordshire)

Parish register and miscellaneous public records, 1559-1958
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Braintfield (Hertfordshire); Church of England. St. Andrew’s Church (Braintfield, Hertfordshire)

Parish registers for Braintfield, 1813-1980
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Braintfield (Hertfordshire)

England, Hertfordshire, Braintfield – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Bramfield, Hertford, England

England, Hertfordshire, Braintfield – Military records ( 1 )
Militia lists, parish of Bramfield
Author: Parker, F. J.; Hill, John; Hertfordshire Family and Population History Society

England, Hertfordshire, Braintfield – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Parish register and miscellaneous public records, 1559-1958
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Braintfield (Hertfordshire); Church of England. St. Andrew’s Church (Braintfield, Hertfordshire)

England, Hertfordshire, Braintfield – Public records ( 1 )
Parish register and miscellaneous public records, 1559-1958
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Braintfield (Hertfordshire); Church of England. St. Andrew’s Church (Braintfield, Hertfordshire)

England, Hertfordshire, Braintfield – Taxation ( 1 )
Parish register and miscellaneous public records, 1559-1958
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Braintfield (Hertfordshire); Church of England. St. Andrew’s Church (Braintfield, Hertfordshire)

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Administration

  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Hertford
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Hitchin Division)
  • Diocese: Post-1844 – Rochester, Pre-1845 – Lincoln
  • Rural Deanery: Welwyn
  • Poor Law Union: Hertford
  • Hundred: Cashio
  • Province: Canterbury

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