Place:Burgh next Aylsham, Norfolk, England

NameBurgh next Aylsham
Alt namesBucsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Burcsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Burghsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Burgh-next-Aylshamsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.768°N 1.288°E
Located inNorfolk, England     ( - 1935)
See alsoSouth Erpingham Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Aylsham Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Burgh and Tuttington, Norfolk, Englandcivil parish into which it was merged n 1935
Broadland District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

Burgh next Aylsham was an ancient parish and a civil parish in Norfolk, England until 1935. As its name suggests it was adjacent (to the west) to the town of Aylsham in mid-north Norfolk. In 1935 it merged with the neighbouring parish to the north, Tuttington, into the new civil parish of Burgh and Tuttington. In this Ordnance Survey map of 1944 the parish is named, simply, Tuttington.

The Place-Name "Burgh"

The parish church of Burgh next Aylsham is dedicated to St. Mary the Virgin and the parish church of Tuttington is dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul. This could lead to confusion with the ancient parish named Burgh-St. Peter in the South Norfolk District, and also with Burgh St. Margaret which was merged into Fleggburgh near Great Yarmouth in 1935 (Burgh St. Margaret was also known Burgh St. Margaret and St. Mary). The three parishes were in different parts of the county.

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