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Castle Rising is about 4 miles N.E. of King's Lynn.
See also Castle Acre.


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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Lawrence
Description and pictures.
Church of St Lawrence
Picture of the church.
Bradfer-Lawrence, Harry Lawrence
Castle Rising: The Church of St Lawrence and the Hospital of the Holy and Undivided Trinity.
[West Norfolk and King's Lynn Newspaper Co, 1937]

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Archdeacon's Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Marriages 1573-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 9.
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), Castle Rising was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Castle Rising
Lingwood, Lemmon
Jarrold's Guide to Hunstanton.
The illustrated handbook to Hunstanton and neighbourhood, including Sandringham, Castle Rising, King's Lynn, Heacham, West Newton, and Snettisham.
[Norwich, Jarrold, 1900s]
Taylor, William
The Pictorial Guide to Castle Rising, Norfolk.
[King's Lynn, William Taylor, 1858]
Castle Rising Post Mill
Description and history.
Castle Rising Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Castle Rising is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.


Beloe, Edward Milligen
Castle Rising: its castle and borough.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.12, 1895]
Bradfer-Lawrence, Harry Lawrence
Castle Rising: A short history of the Castle, Honour, Church, and Borough.
[The Author, 1932]
Brown, Reginald Allen
Castle Rising, Norfolk.
[ISBN 0116703423, London, English Heritage, 1987]
Dence, Colin S.
Portrait of a Village: Castle Rising.
[ISBN 0950708003, Castle Rising, 1980]
Taylor, William
The History and Antiquities of Castle Rising, Norfolk.
[King's Lynn, W. Taylor and Thew and Son, 1850]

Land and Property

Castle Rising Castle
Description and pictures.
Castle Rising Castle
Description, picture and map.
Castle Rising Castle
Description, history and pictures.
Bradfer-Lawrence, Harry Lawrence
Castle Rising, a short history and description of the castle with illustrations.
[King's Lynn, West Norfolk Newspapers, 1954]
Harrod, Henry
Castle Rising.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.4, 1855]
Harrod, Henry
Documents relating to Castle Rising with notices of the past and present state of the buildings.
[Norwich, Charles Muskett, 1852]
Liddiard, Robert
Castle Rising, Norfolk: A Landscape of Lordship.
[Anglo-Norman Studies Vol 22, 2000]
Liddiard, Robert
A Short History of Castle Rising and its owners.
[English Heritage, 2000]
Morley, Beric; and Gurney, David
Castle Rising Castle, Norfolk.
[ISBN 0905594231, Gressenhall, Field Archaeology Division, East Anglian Archaeology Report No.81, 1977]
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

Names, Personal

See Norfolk People and Families

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


Castle Rising History Group
Membership, projects, etc.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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February 2008