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Norfolk: Brancaster

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Brancaster is about 7 miles N.E. of Hunstanton.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


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Church Directories

Church History

The Church of St. Mary the Virgin
Description, history and pictures.
No author
Saint Mary the Virgin, Brancaster.
[Hunstanton, Witley Press]
Linnell, Charles L.S.
St Mary's, Brancaster.
[London, Home Words, 1968-?]

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

Brancaster Village pages.
News, pictures, organisations, etc.
Brancaster Lifeboat Station
1874-1935. This is a link to an archived copy.
Softley, Michael
The Brancaster Lifeboats, 1874-1935.
[ISBN 0952279940, Norfolk and Suffolk Research Group, 2000]
Wright, Harry Cory
Brancaster Staithe and Burnham Deepdale (photographs).
Saltwater Books, [2001]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Brancaster 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


De Soissons, Maurice
Brancaster Staithe: the story of a Norfolk fishing village.
[ISBN 0952090708, Woodthorpe, 1993]
Brancaster Roman Fort
Ward, Gordon
A Roman Colony near Brancaster.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology" vol.25, 1935]

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Brancaster Inclosure Act, 1755.
An act for dividing and inclosing the common fields and certain lands and brecks in the manor and parish of Branchaster in the county of Norfolk, and for extinguishing the several rights of common and sheep walk over the said field and brecks, and over certain half year closes and pieces of common in the said manor and parish, and for granting another right of common to the owners of certain dwelling houses in the manor and parish aforesaid.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Map of Brancaster, Brancaster Staithe and Burnham Deepdale.
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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July 2002