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Norfolk: North Pickenham

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North Pickenham is about 3 miles S.E. of Swaffham.
See also South Pickenham.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Andrew
Description and pictures.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms and Marriages.
Archdeacon's Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or 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), North Pickenham was in Swaffham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

North Pickenham is in South Greenhoe hundred.

Land and Property

See Great Fransham.


Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Swaffham Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Military History

North Pickenham Airfield
Description and pictures.
North Pickenham Airfield
Wartime Memories Project.
Bodle, Peter
The 492nd and 491st Bomb Groups in Norfolk: A pictorial history of the USAAF's 492nd and 491st Bombardment Group at North Pickenham, during WWII.
[ISBN 0955191629, Stoke Ferry, Liberator Publishing, 2006]
Ives, Russell
89 days: The 492BG(H) at North Pickenham.
[ISBN 1900497069, Huddersfield, 1998]
Janton, Robin C.
The two squadrons that were one: The story of the 859th Bombardment Squadron(heavy), North Pickenham, England, May to August 1944, which became the 788th Bombardment Squadron (heavy), Rackheath, England, August 1944 to June 1945.
[Nelsonville Ohio, Tribune Quality Printing, 2003]

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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May 2007