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Bodney, Norfolk

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Bodney, Norfolk

Bodney is a village in Norfolk, England. Bodney is recorded in the Domesday Book as Bredenaia. After the Norman Conquest it was held by the de Montfort family. In the fourteenth century Edmund Oldhall (died 1417), father of the statesman Sir William Oldhall, was lord of the manor of Bodney and it passed in turn to William, who sold it to the Priory of Thetford. At the Dissolution of the Monasteries it became Crown property and was granted to the Duke of Norfolk.
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTL8398
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

Other names by which Bodney, Norfolk has been known in the past

Bod ~ Budeneia

Bodney, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Bodney, par., W. Norfolk, 5½ miles SW. of Watton, 2605 ac., pop. 103.

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