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Norfolk: Carbrooke

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Carbrooke is about 3 miles E. of Watton.
The name may also be spelled Carbrook.
See also Brooke.


Not all memorials may be included, even when a transcription is marked as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be read or photographed.

Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
Memorial Inscriptions of the Church and Churchyard of SS Peter and Paul, Carbrooke, Norfolk.
[Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 2004]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter and St Paul
Description, history, pictures, etc.
Church of St Peter and St Paul
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter and St Paul
Services, etc.
Church Bells
Church Bells, as described in 1874.
Church Bells
Bells and Bellringing.
Carbrooke Methodist Church
Carbrooke Methodist Church Centenary, 1970.
[Carbrooke, 1970]
Primitive Methodist Church
Description, picture and map.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1881-1915, Marriages 1813-1837 and Burials 1813-1868.
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), Carbrooke was in Wayland Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Carbrooke History and Heritage
Description, history, people, school, churches, censuses, mills, pictures, etc.
Saunders, Dorothy; and Saunders, Stanley
Carbrooke in the Past.
[Watton, D. and S. Saunders, 1986]
Wayland Partnership Development Trust
A History of Carbrooke.
[Wayland Partnership Development Trust, Capturing our Wayland Heritage, Including DVD, 2011]
Carbrooke Parish Council
News, meetings, minutes, etc.
Carbrooke Mill Drift Early Post Mill
Description and history.
Carbrooke Mill Drift Later Post Mill
Description, history and map.
Carbrooke Mill Lane Post Mill
Description, history and map.
Carbrooke Mill Lane Tower Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Carbrooke Shipdham Road Post Mill
Description and history.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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


Riley, Helen
Carbrooke and the Commanderie of the Knights Hospitallers
[Carbrooke Heritage Project, 2002]
Riley, Helen
The Knights Hospitallers: Who were they?
[Carbrooke Heritage Project, 2002]

Land and Property

See 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
1801  69101536
1811  88110615
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.

1901 Census
"Including Caudlesprings."

Other population figures


Carbrooke Heritage Group
Description, projects, meetings, etc.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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April 2016