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East Beckham, Norfolk

Historical Description

Beckham, East, a parish in Norfolk, 4 miles WSW of Cromer, and 2¼ S from Sherringham station on the E. & M.R. Post town, Dereham; telegraph office, Holt. Acreage, 790; population, 68. The living is a sinecure in the diocese of Norwich, and the church, after being a long time in ruins. was pulled down in 1890, and its materials used to build a new church at West Beckham.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorfolk 
Ecclesiastical parishEast Beckham St. Helen 
HundredNorth Erpingham 
Poor Law unionErpingham 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, 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 East Beckham with West Beckham:


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for East Beckham from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Norfolk 1563, 1589, and 1613 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictNorth Norfolk
Postal districtNR11
Post TownNorwich