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Broome

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"BROOME, 2 miles N. by E. of Bungay, and 13 miles S.S.E. of Norwich, has in its parish 610 souls, and 1,421A. of land. Sir Wm. F. Fowle Middleton, Bart., owns most of the soil, and is lord of the manor, and patron of the rectory, valued in K.B. at £6 13s. 4d., and in 1831 at £221, in the incumbency of the Rev. Wm. Colvile. The glebe is 28A.; and the CHURCH, (St. Michael,) is an ancient fabric. Broome Place, a neat mansion overlooking the vale of the Waveney, is the seat of the Hon. Mrs. Chester." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

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Churches

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Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Brooke, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
    It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both before and after this date.
  • The parish church is dedicated to St Michael and All Angels.
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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Broome was in Loddon and Clavering Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Broome is in Loddon Hundred.

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Loddon Hundred
Description of Loddon Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

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