Banningham, Norfolk Genealogy

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Banningham St Botolph
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Parish History

Banningham St Botolph is an Ancient Parish in the Diocese of Norwich.

Banningham has an entry in the Domesday Book of 1085. In the great book Banningham is recorded by the names Banincha, and Hamingeha. The main landholder is William de Warenne and the Abbot of Holm. The main tenant is Roger from Reynald Fitzlvo.

The church dates from the 14th century.

Banningham is a village within the civil parish of Colby in the English county of Norfolk.The village is 2.9 miles north east of Aylsham, 14.7 miles west north of Norwich and 129 miles north east of London. The village lies a small distance east from the A140 Cromer to Norwich road.

For local government purposes the civil parish is in North Norfolk district.


Civil Registration

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.

  • Aylsham 1837-1938
  • Norwich Outer 1939-1974
  • Norwich

Church records

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Images of the parish register for this parish are available at FamilySearch Historical Records

Norfolk Record Office reference PD 397/1-5, 12-13

Parish registers for Banningham
Microfilm copy of original in the Norfolk Record Office, Central Library in Norwich, Norfolk, England.

General registers, 1709-1786 (baptisms, marriages, burials). Baptisms, 1813-1912. Marriages, 1755-1812; marriage banns, 1755-1816. FHL BRITISH Film 1951568 Items 23 - 25
Marriages, 1813-1901. Burials, 1813-1904. FHL BRITISH Film 1951630 Items 1 - 3
Archdeacons transcripts

Microfilm copies of original records in the Norfolk Record Office, Central Library, Norwich, Norfolk, England.
Early entries in Latin.

Baptisms 1600-1610, 1623-1630?, 1665-1702, 1720-1812 Marriages 1600?-1610?, 1623?-1630?, 1665-1702 1720-1812 Burials 1600-1608, 1623?-1630?, 1665-1694, 1720-1811 FHL BRITISH Film 1526779 Item 3

See Also

England Norfolk Church of England Parish Registers and Bishops’ Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Census records


Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

Poor Law Unions

Aylsham Poor Law Union

Norfolk Poor Law Unions

Probate records

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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Web sites for information about the parish Norfolk Churches website