- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Burston is a village in Norfolk, England, 3 miles (4.5 km) north of Diss. It covers an area of 9.17 square kilometres (3.54 sq mi) and had a population of 538 in 206 households at the 2001 census.
In 1935 it was expanded by the absorbtion of the parish of Shimpling.
Burston once had its own railway station with services on the Great Eastern Main Line between Norwich and London.
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Burston. This is an account of the Burston School Strike which took place from 1914 until 1939.
- GENUKI provides a list of references for Burston. Some entries lead to free online transcriptions of registers and censuses.
- GENUKI also advises that the following lists for Norfolk are to be found in FamilySearch:
- England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1510-1997
- England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812
- England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941
- England, Norfolk Marriage Bonds, 1557-1915
- England, Norfolk Non-conformist Records, 1613-1901