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Norfolk: Gimingham

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Gimingham is about 7 miles S.E. of Cromer.
The name may also be spelled Gimmingham.
See also Trimingham.


The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of North Erpingham (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Gimingham.
See Trunch
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
Church of All Saints
Services, location, etc.
Trunch Team Ministry
A brief guide to the eleven churches of the Trunch Team Ministry.
Antingham (St Mary, and St Margaret), Bradfield (St Giles), Gimingham (All Saints), Knapton (St Peter and St Paul), Mundesley (All Saints), Paston (St Margaret), Southrepps (St James), Swafield (St Nicholas), Thorpe Market (St Margaret of Antioch), Trimingham (St John) and Trunch (St Botolph).
[Trunch, Trunch Team Ministry, 1990s]

Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1725-1811, Marriages 1725-1811 and Burials 1735-1811.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in 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), Gimingham was in Erpingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Village Forum
Description, history, pictures, school, etc.
Gimingham Post Mill
Description, history and map.
Gimingham Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Gimingham 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


Hoare, Christobel M.
The History of an East Anglian Soke: studies in original documents.
[Bedford, Bedfordshire Times Publishing Company, 1918]
Hoare, Christobel M.
The Last of the Bondmen in a Norfolk Manor.
Gimingham in the 16th century.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.19, 1917]
Smith, Jean; and Smith, Graham
The Village of Gimingham.
[Norwich, Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society, Journal, vol.7, no.1, 2001]

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

After 1834 Gimingham became part of the Erpingham Union, and the workhouses were in this parish, and at Sheringham. These were replaced by a new workhouse at West Beckham in 1850.

Erpingham Union
Parishes in the union, their arrangements for the poor before 1834, etc.
Erpingham Union and Workhouses
Description from White's Directory of Norfolk, 1845.
Erpingham Union and Workhouses
Description and pictures.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
February 2008