Barningham North


"BARNINGHAM-NORTHWOOD, 5 miles E. by S. of Holt, has only 54 souls, and about 800 acres of land, all belonging to W.H. Windham, Esq., the lord of the manor and patron of the Church (St. Peter,) which is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £6. 13s. 4d., and now enjoyed by the Rev. Marler Cremer." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]


North Barningham is about 7 miles N.N.W. of Aylsham.
It is also known as Barningham Northwood and Barningham Norwood.
See also Barningham Town and Little Barningham.



The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of North Erpingham (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include North Barningham.
See Trunch
Palgrave, Derek Aubrey
The monuments to the Palgrave family in North Barningham Church.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Repps, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
    It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both before and after this date.
  • The parish church is dedicated to St Peter.

Church History

Holman, Peter
Six high and lonely churches.
St Giles, Bradfield; St Peter, Corpusty; St Peter, North Barningham; All Saints, Skeyton; All Saints, Thwaite; St Andrew, Wickmere.
[ISBN 0952156474, Aylsham, Aylsham Local History Society, 1997]
Palgrave, Derek Aubrey
St Peter, North Barningham: A guide to the church.
[ISBN 0950533564, 1996]
Palgrave, Derek Aubrey
Heraldry at North Barningham Church.
[ISBN 0950533521, Palgrave Society, 1976]

Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1726-1810, Marriages 1732-1810 and Burials 1727-1810.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records


Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), North Barningham was in Erpingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration


Description & Travel

Palgrave, Derek Aubrey
North Barningham: The Church, the Hall and the Palgrave family.
[ISBN 0950533505, Doncaster, 1974]

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

North Barningham is in North Erpingham Hundred.

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for North Erpingham Hundred
Description of North Erpingham Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

You can see the administrative areas in which Barningham North has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.



You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG151372 (Lat/Lon: 52.889205, 1.195901), Barningham North which are provided by:


Poor Houses, Poor Law