Norfolk: Caister on Sea
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This is the Caister near Great Yarmouth. There is also Caistor St Edmund
(or Caistor next Norwich). The spellings are different, but it is quite
common for them to be used interchangeably.
References to Caister may also occur in texts about
See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
See Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Flegg, in the archdeaconry of Norwich.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both
before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1923 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Caister on Sea was in
Flegg Registration District.
Between 1837 and 1850, the district was called East and West Flegg.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
See Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Caister on Sea is in East Flegg Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for East Flegg and West Flegg Hundreds
- Description of East Flegg and West Flegg Hundreds
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
- Caister Lifeboat
- History, pictures, etc.
- Tooke, Colin
- The beachcompany: a history of the men who organised salvage and
rescue work off the East Anglican coast in the 19th century, with
particular reference to the longest surviving group, the 'Caister
Company of Beachmen'.
- Tooke, Colin
- Caister: beach boats and boatmen.
(Caister lifeboat services to 1933).
[0946148198, North Walsham, Poppyland, 1986]
- Caister Castle
- Description, history, pictures, etc.
This is a link to an archived copy.
- Barnes, H.D. and Simpson, William Douglas
- Caister Castle.
[London, Society of Antiquaries of London,
Antiquaries Journal, Vol.32 (1-2), January-April 1952]
- Turner, Dawson
- Sketch of the history of Caistor Castle, near Yarmouth:
including biographical notices of Sir John Fastolfe and of
different individuals of the Paston family.
[London, Whittaker, 1842]
- Calvert, Dorothy; and Calvert, Laurence D.E.
- Oh Caister!: Where are you now? : A true story of three
generations in Caister-on-Sea (1918-).
[Toft Monks, Fine Publishing, 1989]
- Tooke, Colin
- Caister: 2,000 years a village.
[ISBN 0946148112, North Walsham, Poppyland, 2000]
Land and Property
See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc
See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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