Place:Beeston, Norfolk, England

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NameBeeston
Alt namesBeeston-next-Litchamsource: Family History Library Catalog
Beeston-next-Milehamsource: BHA, Authority file (2003-)
TypeVillage
Coordinates52.7°N 0.817°E
Located inNorfolk, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Beeston is a village in the county of Norfolk, England, in the civil parish of Beeston with Bittering, west of East Dereham and south of Fakenham. It may also be known as Beeston All Saints or Beeston-next-Mileham to distinguish it from the three other villages in Norfolk named Beeston.

Sir William Calthorpe made presentations to the rectory of Beeston in 1460, 1481, and 1492 .

Keith Skipper, the Eastern Daily Press journalist and champion of the Norfolk dialect, was born in the village.

Beeston won EDP's Village of the Year.

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