Bromley  Kent


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Bromley like this:

Bromley.-- market town and par., W. Kent, on river Ravensbourne, 8 miles SE. of London by rail, 4725 ac., pop. 15,154; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 3 newspapers.Market-day, Thursday. B. was at one time the residence of the Bishops of Rochester. It possesses a college for clergymen's widows, and a medicinal spring strongly impregnated with chalybeate. One mile NW. of the town is Bromley Hill House.

Bromley through time

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How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bromley in Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th July 2024

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