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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]



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


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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]


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.


Description and Travel

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

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Historical Geography

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

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