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Norfolk: Shernborne

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Shernborne is about 10 miles N.E. of King's Lynn.
The name may also be spelled Shernbourne.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church Records

Marriages 1755-1838
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 12.
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
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), Shernborne was in Docking 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

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

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Shernborne Inclosure Act, 1767.
An act for dividing, allotting and inclosing the whole year lands and pasture ground, half year inclosures, common fields, and common or heath ground, in the parish of Sherborn, in the county of Norfolk.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World War 1.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


Shernborne School
Shernbourne Board School Log Books, 1893-1924.
[Photocopy in Norwich Local Studies Library]
Shernborne School
Shernbourne Mixed School Log Books, 1924-1966.
[Photocopy in Norwich Local Studies Library]

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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August 2007