Place:Bressingham, Norfolk, England

Alt namesBrasinchamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Bresingahamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Bresinghamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.383°N 1.033°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoDiss Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Guiltcross Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1902
Depwade Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1902-1974
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

Bressingham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 15.77 km2 (6.09 sq mi) and had a population of 751 in 305 households as of the 2001 UK census, the population increasing to 882 at the 2011 UK census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of South Norfolk.

In 1935 its area was increased when the parish of Fersfield was abolished and the land and its inhabitants transferred.

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