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Norfolk: Fakenham

For more information about this parish see Norfolk Parish Links.
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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Archives and Libraries

Fakenham Gas Museum
Description, pictures, etc.
Eastern Gas
Fakenham Gasworks.
[1974]

Census

Church History

Church of St Peter and St Paul
"http://www.fakenham.org.uk/pchurch.htm"
This appears to have been taken offline.
Morison, Ernest Frederick
The story of Fakenham church.
[First published Gloucester: British Publishing Co, 1950]
[ISBN 0950229601, Revised by G.F.S. Gray and Rev. Hugh Buckingham, 1971]

Church Records

Fakenham Marriages 1719-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 6.
Parish Register Transcripts
Marriages.
Parish Registers
List of Surnames of People who come from other Parishes
(these people are often known as "Strays")

Description and Travel

Web Sites

Fakenham Town Pages
"http://www.fakenham.org.uk/"
These appear to have been taken offline.
Fakenham
Description, history and pictures.
Fakenham
Description, pictures, etc.
Fakenham
Description, events, businesses, pictures, etc.

Other Resources

Lamont, Gerald
Swaffham to Fakenham: a portrait in old picture postcards.
[ISBN 1857700406, Seaford: S.B. Publications, 1993]
Lingwood, Lemmon
The illustrated guide to Wells-next-the-Sea, including Holkham, Walsingham, Fakenham, and Districts: containing full description of Lord Nelson's birthplace.
[London: Jarrold, (18-?)]

Directories

History

Baldwin, Jim
Fakenham: Town on the Wensum.
[Cromer, Poppyland Publishing, 1982]
Baldwin, Jim; and Van Damme, Ellen
Another look at Fakenham: a look at the town in the first thirty years of this century.
[ISBN 0950906018, Fakenham, 1984]
Baldwin, Jim; and Tickle, Alan
Memories of Fakenham Lancaster.
[ISBN 0948899042, Fakenham, 1991]
Fletcher, Elaine
A Norfolk quiverful: Celebrating 100 years of archery in the Fakenham area.
[ISBN 0948400234, Dereham, Larks Press, c1994]
Gray, George F.S.; Morison, Ernest F. and Buckingham, Hugh
The story of Fakenham and its church.
[ISBN 0950229601, Fakenham, 1971]

Land and Property

Inclosure
See Colkirk

Maps

Map of the town centre
"http://www.fakenham.org.uk/tcmap2.htm"
This appears to have been taken offline.

Schools

Baldwin, Jim
Hard forms and homework: A short history of schools in Fakenham.
[ISBN 0953606406, Fakenham High School and College, c1999]
Eckersley, Stanley
Fakenham Grammar School 1923-1973.
[Fakenham, 1973]

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December 2001