THE HUNDRED OF BROMLEY AND BECKENHAM.
Map of Beckenham and Bromley hundred
THIS HUNDRED lies next southward from
that of BLACKHEATH, and is called, in the general
survey of Domesday, the hundred of Bronlei, by which
name it continued to be called in the 7th year of
king Edward I. but in the 20th year of Edward III.
it was known by its present name, the addition of the
name of Beckenham being in fact no more than the
name of one of the two half hundreds, into which
this hundred was divided. Two constables have jurisdiction over it. In the 7th year of king Edward I.
the king and the bishop of Rochester were lords paramount of it.
IT CONTAINS THE PARISHES OF
And the churches of both these parishes.