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Norfolk: Bircham Newton

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


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


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

Civil Registration

See Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Bircham Newton is in Smithdon Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Smithdon Hundred
Description of Smithdon 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.

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.
See also 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 single occupiers.

Year   Inhabited
Families Population
18011414  70
1811  918  74
18211717  75
18312126  95
Year   Inhabited
Families Population
18912323  85
19012323  98
1911--23  87

Voting Registers

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September 2003