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North Barsham, Norfolk

Historical Description

Barsham, North, a parish in Norfolk, 2 miles SW of New Walsingham. Post town, New Walsingham, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1025; population, 98. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £303 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Orford. The church is small, and consists only of chancel and nave.

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 parishNorth Barsham All Saints 
Poor Law unionWalsingham 

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 North Barsham:


Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for North Barsham 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 districtNR22
Post TownWalsingham