North Barsham, Norfolk
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.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||North Barsham All Saints|
|Poor Law union||Walsingham|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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 North Barsham:
For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for North Barsham from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Barsham, North (All Saints))
Online maps of North Barsham 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.