[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]
"BROMHAM, a parish in the hundred of Willey, in the county of Bedford, 3 miles to the north west of Bedford. The Midland railway runs near it. The parish lies on the banks of the river Ouse, which curves round it on three sides and is crossed by a bridge. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ely, of the value with that of Oakley, of £336, in the patronage of the Provost and Fellows of Eton College. The church is dedicated to St. Owen. It contains several brasses and monuments to the families of Trevor and Dyve. One of the brasses is of earlier date than 1537. The principal residence is Bromham House, formerly the seat of the Trevors, and lately of the Viscountess Hampden. It stands in a small and pleasant park."
"BRIDGE END, a hamlet in the parish of Bromham, county of Bedfordshire, ½ mile south of Bromham."
"VICARAGE GREEN, a hamlet in the parish of Bromham, county of Bedfordshire, ½mile north west of Bromham."
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013