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Norfolk: Cromer

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Cromer is about 10 miles N. of Aylsham.

Archives and Libraries


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Church Directories

Church History

(No author)
Look at Cromer Parish Church. Visitors' guide to the parish church of St Peter and St Paul.
[ISBN 0863841228, Bessacarr Prints, 1988]
Rye, Walter
An account of the churches of St Peter of Shipden and of St Peter and Paul of Cromer, in the county of Norfolk.
[Norwich, Samuel Miller, 1870]

Church Records

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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Cromer was in Erpingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Cromer and its People
Description, history, genealogy, etc. This is a link to an archived copy.
Bartell, Edmund, jun
Cromer, considered as a watering place: with observations on the picturesque scenery in its neighbourhood.
[London, Printed for J. Taylor, 1806]
Knights, Mark
The illustrated guide to Cromer and neighbourhood: including Runton, Sheringham, Overstrand, Sidestrand, Mundesley, Northrepps, Bacton, Bromholm, and the Broads; revised to the present time by Mark Knights.
[London, Jarrold, (1889?)]
Mannings, John Spelman
Cromer: a descriptive poem.
[London, J. Ridgway, 1806]
Stibbons, P.J.R. and Stibbons, Brenda
A Cromer album: 1860-1914.
[ISBN 0946148120, North Walsham, Poppyland, 1985]
Ward Lock and Co's illustrated guide books.
A pictorial and descriptive guide to Cromer, Sheringham, Norwich and North Norfolk: with a special section for motorists. (10th edition revised).
[London, Ward Lock and Co., 1920s]
Warren, Martin
Around Cromer.
[Alan Sutton Publishing, Stroud, Gloustershire, 1990s?]
See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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


Brooks, Peter
Coastal towns at war: the story of Cromer and Sheringham in the Second World War.
[ISBN 094614835X, Poppyland, 1988]
Reid, Andy (Ed.)
Cromer and Sheringham: the growth of the holiday trade 1877-1914.
[ISBN 0906219205, Norwich, Centre of East Anglian Studies in association with the Norfolk and Norwich Branch of the Historical Association, 1986]
Rothery, Constance
The Poppyland Flyer: the story of the railway line from Cromer to North Walsham, 1906-1953: calling at: Cromer Links - Overstrand - Sidestrand Halt -Trimmingham and Paston and Knapton - Mundesley.
[Trimmingham, Norfolk, C. Rothery, 1984]
Rye, Walter
Cromer, past and present, or, An attempt to describe the parishes of Shipden and Cromer, and to narrate their history.
[Norwich, Jarrold, 1889]

Land and Property

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Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Maritime Records

Lee, Kitty
The history of Cromer lifeboats and crews 1935-1945.
[ISBN 0951853007, Cromer, 1991]
Stibbons, P.J.R. and Malster, Robert
The Cromer lifeboats 1804-1986.
[ISBN 094614821X, Norfolk, Poppyland Publishing, 1986]

Military Records

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


Barrett, K.D.L.
A history of Cromer Girls' School 1872-1949.
[Cromer?, c1977]

Voting Registers

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June 2001