Bradley, Lincolnshire

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St.George's church, Bradley, Lincs. - - 111422.jpg
Church of St George, Bradley
Bradley is located in Lincolnshire
Location within Lincolnshire
OS grid referenceTA243068
• London140 mi (230 km) S
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGrimsby
Postcode districtDN37
AmbulanceEast Midlands
EU ParliamentYorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament
List of places
53°32′36″N 0°07′31″W / 53.543450°N 0.125175°W / 53.543450; -0.125175Coordinates: 53°32′36″N 0°07′31″W / 53.543450°N 0.125175°W / 53.543450; -0.125175

Bradley is a village and civil parish in North East Lincolnshire, England. It is situated approximately 3 miles (5 km) south-west from Grimsby and 2 miles (3 km) north from Barnoldby le Beck,[1] its population recorded in the census for both 2001 and 2011 was 198.[2]

Bradley Grade II* listed Anglican parish church is dedicated to St. George.[3] Originating in the 12th century, it is of partly Norman origin.[4] Restoration of the chancel and installation of electric lighting took place in 1928; the parish register dates from 1664. In the early 1930s, there existed a small Methodist chapel. Poorer children in the parish were educated at a free school at Laceby, 2 miles (3 km) away. Parish occupations included four farmers, a poultry farmer, and a fruit grower.[5]

To the south of the village, within the parish boundary, are Bradley Woods (allegedly haunted) and Dixon Woods which together for a Local Nature Reserve. To the east, within the Grimsby boundary, lies the Bradley Recreation Ground and beyond that the Bradley Park Estate; the land on which these stand was part of Bradley parish until 1928.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Bradley Parish Council". NE Lincolnshire Council. Archived from the original on 17 July 2013. Retrieved 15 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Parish population for both 2001 & 2011". Retrieved 17 August 2015.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Church of St George (1346948)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 1 July 2011.
  4. ^ Cox, J. Charles (1916) Lincolnshire p. 78; Methuen & Co. Ltd.
  5. ^ Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1933, p.103

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