Brampton, Norfolk Genealogy

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Parish History

Brampton St Peter is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Norwich.

A mediaeval round tower church.

Brampton is a small village and parish in the county of Norfolk, England, in the Bure Valley, east of Aylsham.

For local government purposes the civil parish is within the Broadland district.

BRAMPTON (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Aylsham, hundred of South Erpingham, E. division of Norfolk, 2¾ miles (S. E.) from Aylsham. [1]


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 445

Parish registers for Brampton Microfilm copy of original records in the Norfolk Record Office, Central Library, Norwich.
General registers, 1732-1812 (baptisms, burials, 1732-1810; marriages, 1732-1754). Marriages, 1755-1812; marriage banns, 1755-1823. Marriages, 1813-1836. Marriage banns, 1824-1902. FHL BRITISH Film 1951374 Items 13 - 16

Archdeacons transcripts

Baptisms 1601-1610, 1623-1630, 1665-1812 Marriages 1601-1608?, 1710-1810 Burials 1601-1610?, 1623-1630, 1665-1811 FHL BRITISH Film 1526779 Item 8

See also

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

Churchwardens accounts, 1760-1896 Microfilm copy of original in the Norfolk Record Office, Central Library in Norwich, Norfolk, England.

Churchwardens accounts, 1760-1896 FHL BRITISH Film 1951463 Item 9

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. The first film number is 438854.

Index for the Census may be searched at FamilySearch Historical Records

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


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 339-343. Date accessed: 2 September 2013. for information about the parish Norfolk Churches website