Place:Brandon Parva, Norfolk, England

NameBrandon Parva
Alt namesBrandimsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Brandon-Parvasource: Family History Library Catalog
Little Brandonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeHamlet, Parish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.618°N 1.05°E
Located inNorfolk, England     ( - 1935)
See alsoForehoe Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Forehoe Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Runhall, Norfolk, Englandcivil parish into which it merged in 1935
South Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Brandon Parva is a small village near East Dereham and Norwich in Norfolk, England. It became part of the civil parish of Runhall in 1935 and had an approximate population of 30 in March 2011. In 1871 it had a population of 208. (Source: A Vision of Britain through Time)

It is a separated village which consists of Brandon Parva near the church and Upper Brandon Parva further up the road with scattered housing.

The village of Barnham-Broome is within walking distance.

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