Barningham Norwood Norfolk Family History Guide

Barningham Norwood is an Ancient Parish in the county of Norfolk.

Alternative names:

  • North Barningham
  • Norwood
  • Barningham Northwood

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1690

Nonconformists include:

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BARNINGHAM-NORTHWOOD (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Erpingham, hundred of North Erpingham, E. division of Norfolk, 4½ miles (E. S. E.) from Holt; containing 54 inhabitants, and comprising 825a. 3r. 30p.

The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king’s books at £6. 13. 4.; net income, £156; patron, W. H. Windham, Esq., lord of the manor: the glebe consists of 11 acres. The church is chiefly in the decorated and later English styles, and contains several handsome monuments to the Palgrave family.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records



  • County: Norfolk
  • Civil Registration District: Erpingham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk
  • Diocese: Norwich
  • Rural Deanery: Repps
  • Poor Law Union: Erpingham
  • Hundred: North Erpingham
  • Province: Canterbury

This article was updated on March 28, 2023