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  • The parish was in the Wilford sub-district of the Basford Registration District.
  • The table below gives census piece numbers, where known:
CensusYear Piece No.
1841 H.O. 107 / 863
1851 H.O. 107 / 2128
1861 R.G. 9 / 2446
1891 R.G. 12 / 2680


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Bradmore area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

  • The Anglican parish church was built in the thirteenth century and the octagonal spire added in the fourteenth century.
  • The Anglican parish church was destroyed by fire in the Great Fire of Bradmore in July 1705, when a large part of the village was destroyed.
  • An earthquake damaged the spire in 1957.
  • Nothing remains of the old church except the ruins of the tower and the spire.
  • Richard ROGERSON has a photograph of the Bradmore Church Tower on Geo-graph, taken in September, 2010.
  • The parishioners attend the church at Bunny.

Church Records

  • The Anglican parish register dates from 1556.
  • This parish is not included on the International Genealogical Index (IGI).
  • The church was in the rural deanery of West Bingham (or Bingham #3 deanery).
  • The Wesleyan Methodists had a small chapel built here in 1830.
  • Alan MURRY-RUST has a photograph of the Methodist Church on Geo-graph, taken in March, 2010.

Civil Registration

  • The parish was in the Wilford sub-district of the Basford Registration District.
  • Civil Registration began in July, 1837.

Description and Travel

Bradmore is both a village and a parish about 6 miles south of Nottingham city and 9 miles north of Loughborough. The parish covers 1,254 acres.

Part of Bradmore village has been declared a Conservation Area to preserve the charcter of the village. The hamlet of Deepdale lies about 1.5 miles north-east of the village. If you are planning a visit:

  • By automobile, take the A60 trunk road south out of Nottingham city. The A60 bisects the village about 6 miles south of the city.
You can see pictures of Bradmore which are provided by:

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Bradmore has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Land and Property

  • As part of the Millennium celebrations recently, the parish decided to research all the families which have lived in the village, the houses they lived in and the names of the fields they cultivated. This document, which is now many hundreds of pages long, will be deposited in the Nottingham Record Office.


  • See our Maps page for additional resources.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK585312 (Lat/Lon: 52.875076, -1.132260), Bradmore which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • This place was an ancient chapelry in the county of Nottingham. It became a modern Civil Parish early in the formation of those political units.
  • The parish was in the north division of the ancient Rushcliffe Wapentake (Hundred) in the southern division of the county.
  • You may contact the Bradmore Parish Council regarding civic or political issues, but they are NOT staffed to assist with family history searches.
  • District governance is provided by the Rushcliffe Borough Council.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bastardy cases would be heard in the Nottingham petty session hearings.
  • The parish had funds of about £8 or £9 yearly for apprenticing poor children.
  • After the Poor Law Amendment Act reforms of 1834, this parish became a part of the Basford Poor Law Union.


Year Inhabitants
1801 325
1841 416
1861 296
1871 267
1881 279
1891 244
1901 230
1911 199
1921 201


  • The children of this parish went to school in nearby Bunny.
  • Secondary school children now attend the South Wolds School in nerby Keyworth.