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Colkirk is about 3 miles S.S.W. of Fakenham.


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Church Directories

Church History

Church of the Virgin Mary
Picture, minister, parish magazine, etc.
Church of the Virgin Mary
Description and pictures.
Rutledge, Paul
History of Colkirk Church.
[Colkirk, 1960]

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), Colkirk was in Mitford and Launditch Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Colkirk Village Pages
Parish council, organisations, school, history, pictures, etc.
Colkirk Mill
Bailey, Bill
A Backward Glance, those often trod and well worn roads, a moment in time from the village of Colkirk.
[Colkirk, 2000]
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Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
An act to authorize the inclosure of certain lands in pursuance of a report of the Inclosure Commissioners for England and Wales, 31st May 1867.
(The schedule refers to 12 locations, amongst which are the parishes of Colkirk, Tatterford and Fakenham in Norfolk, for which provisional inclosure orders were made between 21 June and 29 November 1866).
[London, George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1867]
Rutledge, Paul
Colkirk: a North Norfolk Settlement Pattern.
[Norfolk Archaeology, vol 41(1), 1990]
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Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

War Memorial
World Wars 1 and 2. Picture, names, etc.
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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


Voting Registers

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
January 2007