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Archives and Libraries
- Fakenham Museum of Gas and Local History
- Description, pictures, etc.
- Eastern Gas
- Fakenham Gasworks.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Burnham, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both
before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to St Peter.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- 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
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Fakenham Marriages 1719-1837
- See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 6.
- Parish Register Transcripts
- Parish Registers
- List of Surnames of People who come from other Parishes
(these people are often known as "Strays")
See Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
- Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
- 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-?)]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Fakenham is in Gallow Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Gallow Hundred
- Description of Gallow Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
- 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
[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
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- See Colkirk
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
- Baldwin, Jim
- Hard forms and homework: A short history of schools
[ISBN 0953606406, Fakenham High School and College, c1999]
- Eckersley, Stanley
- Fakenham Grammar School 1923-1973.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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