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Norfolk: Burnham Market

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Burnham Market is about 10 miles E. of Hunstanton.
It is also called Burnham Westgate.
It is part of a group of parishes called The Burnhams.
See also Burnham Deepdale, Burnham Norton, Burnham Overy, Burnham Sutton with Ulph and Burnham Thorpe.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary the Virgin
Description and pictures.
Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.
Follow the link to the home page, then search for the church.
Catholic Church of St Henry Walpole
Description and pictures.

Church Records

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), Burnham Market was in Docking Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Burnham Market Online
Description, history, pictures, businesses, etc.
Burnham Market Village Pages
Businesses, events, pictures, etc.
The Burnhams
Description and pictures.
Burnham Market Mill
Pictures and map.
Monbiot, Raymond
The Burnhams Book of Characters and Memories.
(Including Burnham Market, Burnham Overy, Burnham Thorpe and Burnham Norton).
[ISBN 0954256700, Burnham Market, 2002]
Roantree, Elizabeth
A walk around Burnham Market.
[ISBN 0951582100, Burnham, Burnham WEA, 1990]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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


Burnham Market Society
Burnham Market: Records and Recollections.
[Burnham Market, The Burnham Market Society, 1990s]
Burnhams Probus Club
Industrious Burnham: a conducted tour of the businesses of Burnham Market over the last 150 years.
[Burnham Market, Burnhams Probus Club, 1987]
Rye, Walter
Early life in the Manor of Burnham.
(Including Burnham Deepdale, Burnham Market, Burnham Overy, Burnham Norton, Burnham Thorpe and Burnham Westgate).
[Norwich, Samuel Miller, in "Norfolk Antiquarian Miscellany" vol.1, 1873]

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Faden's Map of Norfolk 1797
Extract, showing the Burnhams.
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour for Burnham Market (Burnham Westgate), Burnham Norton, and Burnham Sutton.
World Wars 1 and 2.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

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February 2007