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Norfolk: Brinton

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Brinton is about 3 miles S.W. of Holt.
See also Briston.


The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of Holt (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Brinton.
See Thornage
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

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

Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1706-1812, Marriages 1730-1810 and Burials 1706-1812.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
Consolidation of Thornage and Brinton Churches
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1869 (and for the censuses in 1851 and 1861), Brinton was in Erpingham Registration District.

In 1869 it was transferred to Walsingham Registration District for civil registration until 1930, and for the censuses of 1871 to 1901.

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

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


Walton, Jane-Ann
Brinton's former trades.
[Friends of Brinton, Village History Paper 1, 1981]
Walton, Jane-Ann
Brinton from the 1838 tithe map.
[Friends of Brinton, Village History Paper 2, 1982]
Lord, John Fairbourne
Brinton's Parish Chest.
[Friends of Brinton, Village History Paper 3, 1983]
Friends of Brinton
Brinton School, 1877-1984.
[Friends of Brinton, Village History Paper 4, 1984]

Land and Property

Brinton Hall
Description and picture.
See Briningham
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See 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.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
February 2009