Little Bromley is a village and civil parish in the Tendring district of Essex, England. The name "Bromley" is Old English for "broomy wood/clearing". The village lies 9 kilometres (6 mi) east northeast of Colchester and 3 kilometres (2 mi) south of Manningtree. It is surrounded by the parishes of Lawford, Ardleigh, Great Bromley, Little Bentley, and Mistley. Its area is about 7.5 square kilometres (1,853 acres). The population was reported to be 426 in the 1841 census, 361 in the 1911 census, 289 in the 2001 census, and 253 in the 2011 census. The main economic activity is arable farming. The village shop, mentioned in Kelly's Directory of Essex (1914), ceased operating in the 1990s.
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- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 24 September 2015.
- Key to English Place Names Home Page
- Tendring Hundred in Essex Archived 2006-04-28 at the Wayback Machine
- Historical Directories
- The census in England and Wales
- St Mary the Virgin, Little Bromley, Churches Conservation Trust, archived from the original on 19 January 2011, retrieved 2 January 2011
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- Entry in "History, Gazetteer, and Directory of the County of Essex" by William White, 1848
- Entry in Kelly's Directory of Essex, 1914
- Village website