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Norfolk: Bircham Newton

For more information about this parish see Norfolk Parish Links.
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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Bircham Newton is about 11 miles west of Fakenham.
See also Great Bircham and Bircham Tofts.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church Records

Howlett, Richard (Editor)
The Parish Register of Bircham Newton, from 1562 to 1743.
[Norwich, Walter Rye, 1888]
[Norwich, Agas H. Goose, 1888]
Marriages 1562-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 12.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Bircham Newton is in Smithdon hundred.

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Docking Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Military History

Gunn, Peter B.
Bircham Newton: A Norfolk Airfield in War and Peace.
[ISBN 0954277007, 2002]
Bircham Newton Control Tower
Description and pictures.

Military Records

See Great Bircham Military Records
Some of the war graves were of people from Bircham Newton airfield.
Names, details, pictures, plan of graves, etc.

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
18011414  70
1811  918  74
18211717  75
18312126  95
184120--107
185120--114
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186120--118
18712228110
18812325100
18912323  85
19012323  98
1911--23  87

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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September 2003