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Brumstead is about 11 miles E. of Aylsham.
The name may also be found as Brunstead.


Rye, Walter
The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of Happing, in the county of Norfolk.
The parishes included are: Brumstead, Catfield, Eccles, Happisburgh, Hempstead, Hickling, Horsey, Ingham, Lessingham, Ludham, Palling, Potter Heigham, East Ruston, Stalham, Sutton, Walcot, and Waxham.
[Norwich, Goose, 1886]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter
Description, history, clergy, pictures, rectory, etc.
This is a link to an archived copy.

Church Records

Parish Registers
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in 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 1869 (and for the censuses in 1851 and 1861), Brumstead was in Tunstead and Happing Registration District.

This district was renamed on 1st January 1870 and, from then until 1930, Brumstead was in Smallburgh Registration District for civil registration and for the censuses of 1871 to 1901.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Brumstead History
Description, history, maps, pictures, etc.
This is a link to an archived copy.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Brumstead Inclosure Act, 1805.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Brumstead, in the county of Norfolk.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Probate Records

Brumstead Wills
List of wills of people from Brumstead, 14th-19th centuries.
This is a link to an archived copy.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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May 2006