Bromfield, Edward an English Congregational minister, was born in Coventry, December 5, 1802. He joined the Church in his twenty-first year. He was a printer until 1837, when he resolved to enter the ministry, and in the following year entered Hackney College for better preparation. On leaving college he labored for some time at Needham Market, then was ordained as missionary in connection with the Surrey Mission, and settled as their agent at Elstead. Here he labored abundantly, and was greatly loved by his people. He died August 12, 1859. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1860, page 178.