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Norfolk: Holkham

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Church Directories

Church History

Collyer, Robert
A few words more; or, A farewell sermon: preached in the parish church of Holkham, Norfolk, on Sunday, August the 2nd, 1840.
[Norwich, The author, 1840]

Church Records

Marriages 1542-1812
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 2.
Parish Registers
List of Surnames of People who come from other Parishes
(these people are often known as "Strays")
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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), Holkham was in Walsingham Registration District.

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Description and Travel

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-?)]
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Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Holkham Hall
House, gardens, family, pictures, etc.
(No author)
Holkham Hall, Norfolk: seat of the Earls of Leicester. (Guide Book).
[ISBN 0851012795, Derby, English Life, 1990]
Bacon, Richard Noverre
A report of the transactions at the Holkham sheep-shearing, July 2-5, 1832.
Including the presentation of a service of plate to Mr. Blaikie, by the Holkham tenantry at Fakenham on Thursday May 3rd 1832, and a list of tenants regretting his retirement.
[Norwich, Burks and Kinnebrook, 1832]
Dawson, John, 1734-1820
The stranger's guide to Holkham: containing a description of the paintings, statues etc. of Holkham House.
[Burnham: J. Dawson, 1817]
Hassall, William and Beauroy, Jacques (editors)
Lordship and landscape in Norfolk, 1250-1350: the early records of Holkham.
[ISBN 0197260934, Oxford University Press for the British Academy, Records of Social and Economic History, New series v.20, 1993]
Laver, James
Holkham Hall.
[Holkham: Earl of Leicester, 1960]
Rigby, Edward, 1747-1821
Holkham, its agriculture, etc.
[3rd ed., London: Hunter, 1818]
Wade Martins, Susanna
The Holkham estate in the nineteenth century: with special reference to farm building and agricultural improvement.
[Norwich: University of East Anglia Thesis, 1975]
Wade Martins, Susanna
A great estate at work: the Holkham estate and its inhabitants in the nineteenth century (with index).
[ISBN 0521226961, Cambridge University Press, 1980]
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Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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Names, Personal

Coke (Earls of Leicester)
See Norfolk People and Families.

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

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February 2002