Place:Brockdish, Norfolk, England

Alt namesBrodisesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Brodisosource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.366°N 1.237°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoEarsham Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Depwade Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
South Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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source: Family History Library Catalog
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Brockdish is a village and civil parish in the South Norfolk District of Norfolk, England. It is 3.53 square miles (910 ha) in area. According to the 2001 UK census the parish had a population of 605 in 265 households, with the population increasing to 681 at the 2011 UK census. The village is situated on the River Waveney (which is the Norfolk-Suffolk border), and about 3 miles (5 km) southwest of Redenhall with Harleston.

In 1935 the size of the parish was increased when the neighbouring parish of Thorpe Abbots was abolished and absorbed into Brockdish.

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