Broomsthorpe, Norfolk Genealogy
Guide to Broomsthorpe, Norfolk ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Docking|
|Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Rural Deanery||Not Applicable|
|Probate Court||Search the courts of the surrounding parishes|
|Location of Archive|
|Norfolk Record Office|
BROOMSTHORPE, a parish, in the union of Docking, hundred of Gallow, W. division of Norfolk, 5½ miles (N. N. E.) from Rougham. 
Broomsthorpe is a village within the county of Norfolk and is an extra parochial place. Use England Jurisdictions 1851 to locate neighbouring parishes of East Rudham, Norfolk
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It's church was destroyed before the reign of Elizabeth I and is believed to have been dedicated to St John. The Guild of St John is recorded in association with the village and suggests the dedicatory name of the lost church.
In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Broomsthorpe like this:
BROOMSTHORPE, a hamlet in East Rudham parish, Norfolk; 5½ miles W of Fakenham. Acres, 340. Pop., 16. Houses, 3. It is sometimes described as a parish.
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Broomsthorpe is an extra parochial place Use England Jurisdictions 1851 to locate surrounding parishes by clicking on options tab and conducting a search of contiguous parishes.
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any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Norfolk Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers
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- Broomsthorpe on GenUKI
- Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 405-409. Date accessed: 12 September 2013.