Norfolk: North Barsham
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North Barsham is about 3 miles N. of Fakenham.
The name may also be spelled North Basham.
See also East Barsham
and West Barsham.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Burnham, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both
before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to All Saints.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- Church of All Saints
- Description and pictures.
- Church of All Saints
- Services, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Parish Registers
- List of Surnames of People who come from other Parishes
(these people are often known as "Strays")
- Archdeacons' Transcripts
- Baptisms 1726-1812, Marriages 1726-1810 and
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
- Marriages 1557-1837
- See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 6.
- These are included in
Boyd's Marriage Index.
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), North Barsham was in
Walsingham Registration District.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
North Barsham is in Gallow Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Gallow Hundred
- Description of Gallow Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
Land and Property
See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc
These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the
10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and
There may be more people living in detached parts of the parish (if there
were any) and, if so, the number may or may not be included in the figures
above. It is quite difficult to be sure from the population tables.
- 1861 Census
- "The decrease of population in most of the parishes comprising
the Walsingham sub-district, and especially in the parishes of
Houghton-in-the-Hole and North Barsham, is attributed to
migration and want of sufficient cottage accommodation."
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