In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bradwell like this:
BRADWELL, a parish in-Mutford district, Suffolk; on the East Suffolk railway, near Belton station, 3 miles SW by S of Great Yarmouth. Post Town, Yarmouth. Acres, 2,383. Real property, £4,482. Pop., 387. Houses, 80. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £632.* Patron, J. Walker, Esq. The church has a curious ancient font; and is good.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Bradwell has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Great Yarmouth. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Bradwell and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bradwell, in Great Yarmouth and Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th August 2016
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