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Bramshall

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"Bramshall, or Bromshall, a small village, on the north bank of a little rivulet, two miles W of Uttoxeter, has a station on the North Staffordshire Railway. Its parish includes the hamlet of Dagdale, on a declivity, half a mile N of the church, and contains 170 inhabitants and about 1300 acres of land. Lord Willoughby-de-Broke is the principal land owner, lord of the manor, and patron of the rectory.
The south side of the village, called Little Bromshall, is in Uttoxeter parish."
[From History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire, William White, Sheffield, 1851]

 

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Census

The population of Bramshall parish was as follows:
1831 -- 170
1841 -- 170

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Churches

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Church History

"Bramshall parish Church, St Lawrence, is a small structure, which was erected on the site of the old one in 1834. The rectory is in the incumbency of the Rev CJ Pinfold."
[From History, Gazetteer and Directory of Staffordshire, William White, Sheffield, 1851]

 

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Church Records

Church of England Registers
The parish register of the parish church of St Lawrence commences in 1587. The original registers for the period 1587-1927 (Bapts), 1587-1996 (Mar) & 1587-1940 (Bur) are deposited at Staffordshire Record Office.
Bishops Transcripts, 1673-1889 (with gaps 1685-90, 1758-62 & 1766-73) are deposited at Lichfield Record Office.

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Description & Travel

A transcription of the section on Bramshall from A Topographical History of Staffordshire by William Pitt (1817)

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Gazetteers

The transcription of the section for Bramshall from the Topographical Dictionary of England (1859)

The transcription of the section for Bramshall from the National Gazetteer (1868) provided by Colin Hinson.

The transcription of the section for Bramshall from the Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)

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Historical Geography

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

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SK061332 (Lat/Lon: 52.896212, -1.91077), Bramshall which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

The parish became part of Uttoxeter Union following the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834.