Bramley was born in Yorkshire, and worked first in a steelworks in Sheffield. His next work was with the Forestry Commission through which he gained an understanding of trees. In 1959 he moved to Nancledra in West Cornwall to take up life as an artist.
1992: Camborne School of Mines, Museum and Art Gallery
1998: Retrospective, Mariners Gallery, St Ives
2019: STISA Christmas Open Exhibition (16 Nov-2 Jan)
STISA from 1961-
Cornishman, 28 May 1992