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Norfolk: Binham

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Binham is about 7 miles N.E. of Fakenham.
See also Bintry/Bintree.

Cemeteries

Priory Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross
Transcriptions of memorials in the churchyard.
Priory Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross
Transcriptions and photographs of gravestones in the churchyard.
Not all gravestones may be included, even when a site is marked as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be photographed.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Priory Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross
Services, description, history, pictures, plans, documents, parish registers, churchyard memorials, etc.
There is a lot of information here.
Priory Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross
Description and pictures.
Priory Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross
Services, etc.
Gamon, Gilbert P.
Views of the Priory Church of St Mary, at Binham, Norfolk.
[London, Ede, Allom and Townsend, 1900s]
Hundleby, A.R.
The Priory Church of St Mary and the Holy Cross and the Monastic Precinct, Binham.
[Binham, Binham Parochial Church Council, 2004]

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms, Banns, Marriages and Burials.
Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms, Banns, Marriages and Burials.
Archdeacons' Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Baptisms.
Marriages
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Binham was in Walsingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Binham Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, etc.
Binham Post Mill
Description, history and map.
Binham Tower Mill
Description and history.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Binham is in North Greenhoe Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for North Greenhoe Hundred
Description of North Greenhoe Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

History

Workers Educational Association, Binham Group
Binham: a social survey by the Binham W.E.A. student group, session 1942-43.
[Cambridge, W.E.A., 1943]

Land and Property

Burstall, E.B.
The Pastons and their Manor of Binham.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.30, 1952]
Kelly, Geoffrey Ian
The Chequers Inn Binham: a history.
[Typescript in Norwich Local Studies Library, 1994]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Population

These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.

Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1801  75  86393
1811  96107408
1821103108438
1831121121493
1841111---502
1851  82---511
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1861130---512
1871128128470
1881123127478
1891118117466
1901111111441
1911---112446

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.

1851 Census
"In Binham Parish an apparent decrease of houses arises from an erroneous construction of the term "house," in 1841."
1901 Census
"Including Westgate."

Societies

Binham Local History Group
Membership, talks, etc.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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December 2015