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Weeting with Broomhill is about 6 miles N.W. of Thetford.
It is also known as Weeting, as Weeting All Saints and as Weeting with Bromehill.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary
Services, etc.

Church Records

Archdeacon's Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
Marriages 1558-1812
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 4.
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), Weeting was in Thetford 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

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


Luke, Rev. Francis Vyvyan
History of the Parish of Weeting, 1852.
Transcribed by the Weeting History Group.
[ISBN 0954292723, Weeting History Group, 2004]
Moore, Gerry
The History of Bromehill Priory and Fair, Weeting, Norfolk.
[ISBN 0954292707, Weeting History Group, 2002]
Moore, Gerry; and Twist, Anthony
Weeting Worthies.
[ISBN 0954292731, Weeting History Group, 2004]
Dymond, David Percy
A Misplaced Domesday Vill, Otringhithe and Bromehill.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology, vol.43, 1998]
Weeting History Group
Weeting History Portfolio.
A folder, in Norwich Local Studies Library, containing information sheets, maps, plans, etc.
[Weeting History Group, 1999]

Land and Property

Weeting Hall
Description, history and picture.
Weeting Castle
Pictures of the castle
Pictures of the castle.
James, Jean; and Moore, Gerry
The History of Weeting Castle.
[ISBN 0954292715, Weeting History Group, 2002]
James, Jean
A Guide to Weeting Castle.
[Weeting History Group, 2003?]
Grime's Graves
Description and pictures
Clarke, Roy Rainbird
Grime's Graves, Norfolk.
[London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1975]
See also 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


These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.

Year   Inhabited
Families Population
Year   Inhabited
Families Population

There may be more people living in detached parts of the parish (if there were any) and, if so, the number may or may not be included in the figures above. It is quite difficult to be sure from the population tables.

1841 and 1851 Censuses
"Weeting All Saints includes Broomhill; the Parish is often called Weeting with Broomhill."
1861 Census
"The decrease of population in the parish of Weeting All Saints or Weeting-with-Broomhill is attributed to migration."


No author
School House to Community Building, 1770-2001.
[Weeting 21 Project, 2001]


Weeting History Group
Meetings, history, etc.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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July 2009