DiCamillo Companion

Kirby Bedon Hall

  • House & Family History: Sir John Berney, 7th Bt., was a player in the transatlantic slave trade through his ownership of Hanson Plantation, Barbados.

  • Title: Burke's & Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
    Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
    Year Published: 1981
    Reference: pg. 149
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Sheppard family, circa 1604 until circa 1670. John Cock, 17th century. Nicholas Rookwood, 17th century. Sir Richard Berney, 3rd Bt., until 1706; Sir Richard Berney, 4th Bt., 1706-10; Sir Thomas Berney, 5th Bt., 1710-42; Sir Hanson Berney, 6th Bt., 1742-78; Sir John Berney, 7th Bt., 1778-1817; Berney family here from circa 1700 until 1817.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No