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Norfolk: East Wretham

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East Wretham is about 6 miles N. of Thetford.
See also West Wretham.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Ethelbert
Description and history.
Church of St Ethelbert
Picture of the church.

Church Records

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), East Wretham was in Thetford Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

East and West Wretham
News, events, parish council, pictures, etc.
Raker, Melinda
Wretham: 900 years of a Norfolk estate.
[Boughtons Printers, 1995]
East Wretham Tower Mill
Description, history and pictures.
East Wretham Water Mill
Description and picture.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military History

East Wretham Airfield
Description and pictures.
Baldridge, Charlotte (Boyer)
359th Fighter Group, 8th Air Force: December 1943 - September 1945.
[Norfolk, Virginia, USA, Baldridge and Associates, 1994]
Smith, Jack H.
359th Fighter Group, United States Army, 8th Air Force.
[ISBN 184176440X, Osprey, 2002]

Military Records

Roll of Honour for East and West Wretham
World Wars 1 and 2.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


East Wretham School
Description and picture.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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September 2007