Bromham Village, Bedfordshire, England

Bromham Village and watermill, local history

Bromham is a traditional English village and civil parish in Bedfordshire, west of the town of Bedford. Elegant Bromham Hall, peaceful Bromham Park, and historic Bromham Mill put the village on the map. Meanwhile Apple Days, Carnivals and activities in the village hall keep residents entertained.

Bromham Village In The 1950s & 1960s

Bromham Village, Bedford (1950 – 1960): Uploaded to YouTube on 5 Jun 2019 by History of the United Kingdom.

This is an old video of the Bedfordshire village, between 1950 – 1960s. What changes can you spot?

Bromham Mill

This free YouTube video shows the operation of the mill, which in its present form dates from the end of the 18th/beginning 19th century.

There have been mills on this site probably since Saxon times and it is next door to a medieval bridge which spans the Great Ouze.

Bromham Park

A walk around Bromham Park in 2011.

Bromham Weir

A video from 2011, showing people enjoying the Bromham Weir.

Bromham Show Car Rally

A video of the Bromham Show Car Rally, held on 10th July 2011.

Bromham Apple Day

Apple Day At Bromham Mill is held every September.

This video from 2011 is about the good Bedfordshire apple varieties, and a hunt to find the missing ones.

Village Hall

Two girls enjoying a spot of clog dancing in the village hall back in 2011.

The village hall is used for regular classes and events. You can keep up to date with their activities on the Bromham Village Hall Facebook Page.

Nearby Trainlines

Filmed at Bromham in 2012, this video records a variety of trains passing by.

Bromham Carnival

People enjoying the 2012 village carnival.

Bellringing At The Village Church

Recorded in 2012, this is a chance to hear the village bellringers in action.

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