Place:Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England

NameOld Buckenham
Alt namesBuchamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Buchehamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.469°N 1.033°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoShropham Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Guiltcross Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1902
Wayland Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1902-1974
Breckland District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Old Buckenham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, approximately 29 km (18 mi) south-west of Norwich. It covers an area of 20.06 km2 (7.75 sq mi) and had a population of 1,294 in 658 households at the 2001 UK census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Old Buckenham.

Also, A Vision of Britain through Time provides some historical details from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI provides a list of references for Old Buckenham. 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:
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