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Sheringham is about 4 miles W. of Cromer.
The name may also be spelled as Sherringham.


Monumental Inscriptions
Church of All Saints.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
Linnell, Charles L.S.
All Saints, Upper Sheringham.
[Upper Sheringham, The Church, 1988]
Roman Catholic Church of St Joseph
Description and picture.
Church of St Peter
Description, history and pictures.
St Andrew's Methodist Church
Picture, services, etc.
St Andrew's Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.
Follow the link to the home page, then search for the church.
Craske, Roy
Methodism in Sheringham, a brief history.
[Sheringham, The Church, 1968]
Baptist Church
Description and picture.

Church Records

Erroll, A. Campbell
The Parish Registers of Sheringham, Norfolk, 1670-1858 (transcribed in 8 parts).
[Typescript in Norwich Local Studies Library, 1990]
Parish Register Transcriptions
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
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), Sheringham was in Erpingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Web Sites

Sheringham Town Council
Local information and links.
Description and pictures.
Description, pictures, churches, businesses, etc.


Childs, Alan
Sheringham and Beeston: a portrait in old photographs and picture postcards.
[ISBN 1857700376, Seaford, S.B. Publications, 1992]
Sheringham Museum Trust
Britain in Old Photographs: Sheringham and District.
[ISBN 0750913576, Sutton Publishing, 1996]

Other Aspects of Sheringham

Sheringham Mill
Description and pictures.
Coleridge, J.K.
Sheringham Golf Club, 1891-1991.
[ISBN 0951794701, Sheringham Golf Club, 1991]
Day, William Ansell
Sheringham Pier.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, 1888]
Knights, Mark
The illustrated guide to Cromer and neighbourhood: including Runton, Sheringham, Overstrand, Sidestrand, Mundesley, Northrepps, Bacton, Bromholm, and the Broads; revised to the present time by Mark Knights.
[London, Jarrold, 1889?]
Ward Lock and Co's illustrated guide books.
A pictorial and descriptive guide to Cromer, Sheringham, Norwich and North Norfolk: with a special section for motorists. (10th edition revised).
[London, Ward Lock and Co., 1920s]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Sheringham 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


Ayers, May
Memoirs of a Shannock (A shannock is a native of Sheringham).
[ISBN 0948400331, Larks Press, 1995]
Ayers, May
Shannocks in Wartime.
[ISBN 094840096X, Larks Press, 2001]
Brooks, Peter
Coastal towns at war: the story of Cromer and Sheringham in the Second World War.
[ISBN 094614835X, Poppyland, 1988]
Brooks, Peter
A Sheringham Album.
[ISBN 0946148090, Poppyland, 1985]
Brooks, Peter
Sheringham - the story of a town.
[ISBN 0950430056, Poppyland, 1980]
Burki, D.
Sheringham, past and present.
[Sheringham, 1975]
Coombes, T.R.
[London, The Health Resorts Association, 1910]
Cox, Peter
The Divided Village: Upper and Lower Sheringham.
[ISBN 0952481057, Courtyard Publishing, c2000]
Cox, Peter
The Explosion at Sheringham (c1900).
[ISBN 0952481022, Sheringham, Courtyard, 2003]
Cox, Peter
The village becomes a town, the transformation of Sheringham, Norfolk, 1890-1910.
[ISBN 0952481014, Sheringham, Courtyard Publishing, 2001]
Craske, Stanley and Craske, Roy
Sheringham - A Century of Change.
[ISBN 0946148147, Poppyland Publishing, 1995]
Errol, A. Campbell
A History of the Parishes of Sheringham and Beeston Regis, in the county of Norfolk.
[ISBN 0950127000, Sheringham, 1970]
Reid, Andy (Ed.)
Cromer and Sheringham: the growth of the holiday trade 1877-1914.
[ISBN 0906219205, Norwich, Centre of East Anglian Studies and the Norfolk and Norwich Branch of the Historical Association, 1986]

Land and Property

Malins, Edward
The Red Books of Humphry Repton.
Including plans for Sheringham.
[London, Basilisk Press, 1976]
National Trust
Sheringham Park.
[National Trust, 1980s]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Merchant Marine

Sheringham Lifeboat Station
Description, history, boats, news, crew, pictures, etc.
Sheringham Lifeboat
Description, history and picture.
Cox, Peter and Groves, Tim
The Fishermen's Lifeboat.
[ISBN 0952481006, Sheringham Town Council, 1994]
Cox, Peter and Groves, Tim
The Wreck of the Ispolen, at Sheringham, Norfolk, on 23rd January 1897.
[Sheringham, Courtyard Publishing, 1996]
Malster, Robert
The Sheringham Lifeboats 1838-1981.
[ISBN 0950430080, Poppyland, 1981]
West, Robin and West, Linda
The Story of the Sheringham Lifeboats, 1838-1988.
[Royal National Lifeboat Institution, 1986]

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Names, Personal

See Norfolk People and Families

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

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June 2003