Banningham, a parish in Norfolk, on a tributary of the river Bure, 2 miles NE of Aylsham Town station on the Eastern and Midland railway. It has a post office under Aylsham, the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 938; population, 249. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norfolk; gross value, £309 with residence. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Perpendicular style.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Banningham St. Botolph|
|Poor Law union||Aylsham|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
The register dates from the year 1709.
We have transcribed the Marriages at Banningham St. Botolph, 1754-1837.
Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Norfolk Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers for Norfolk online.
Findmypast, in conjunction with Norfolk Record Office have the following parish records online for Banningham:
Church of England
St. Botolph (parish church)
The church of St. Botolph is an ancient building of flint in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, north porch and an embattled western tower, which now contains only one bell, the other two having been sold in 1808 to defray the expense of re-leading the nave: the church was re-seated at the expense of the late George Copeman esq. of Little Dunham Lodge: the windows contain remains of ancient stained glass: there are 200 sittings.
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Banningham from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Banningham (St. Botolph))
Online maps of Banningham are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Norfolk newspapers online:
- Norwich Mercury
- Norfolk Chronicle
- Diss Express
- Thetford & Watton Times and People's Weekly Journal
- Norfolk News
The Visitations of Norfolk 1563, 1589, and 1613 is available on the Heraldry page.