Broome  Norfolk


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Broome like this:

BROOME, or Brome, a parish in Loddon district, Norfolk; near the Waveney river and the Waveney Valley railway, 2 miles NNE of Bungay. Post Town, Bungay. Acres, 1,442. Real property, £3,011. Pop., 505. Houses, 124. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £286.* Patron, Sir W. F. F. Middleton, Bart. The church is good; and there are charities £68.

Broome through time

Broome is now part of South Norfolk district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Norfolk has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Broome itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th April 2021

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