|Name||Weeting with Broomhill|
|Alt names||Bromehill||source: from redirect|
|Weeting||source: from redirect|
|Weeting St. Mary||source: from redirect|
|Weeting All Saints||source: from redirect|
|Weeting-with-Bromehill||source: from redirect|
|Type||Parish (ancient), Civil parish|
|Located in||Norfolk, England (1641 - )|
|See also||Grimshoe Hundred, Norfolk, England||hundred in which it was located|
|Thetford Rural, Norfolk, England||rural district in which it was located 1894-1935|
|Swaffham Rural, Norfolk, England||rural district in which it was located 1935-1974|
|Breckland District, Norfolk, England||district municipality covering the area since 1974|
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Weeting with Broomhill is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 25.16 km2 (9.71 sq mi) and had a population of 1,751 in 786 households at the 2001 UK census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the District of Breckland.
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Weeting-with-Broomhill from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
- "WEETING-WITH-BROOMHILL, a parish in Thetford district, Norfolk; 1½ mile N by W of Brandon [railway] station. It has a post-office under Brandon. Acres: 6,187. Real property: £2,265. Population: 365. Houses: 75. W. Hall is the seat of W. Angerstein, Esq. A castle was built, on a site within the park, by Earl de Warenne; and is now represented by some ruins. Broomhill priory belonged to Cardinal Wolsey; passed to Christ's College, Cambridge; and was purchased by the Angersteins. The living is a double rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value: £503. Patron: Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. There were two churches; and one of them is still good, but the other is a ruin."
A Vision of Britain through Time lists the two churches as Weeting St. Mary and Weeting All Saints. Both have been redirected here.
- GENUKI provides a list of references for Weeting with Broomhill. 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
Categories: Norfolk, England | Weeting with Broomhill, Norfolk, England | Grimshoe Hundred, Norfolk, England | Thetford Rural, Norfolk, England | Swaffham Rural, Norfolk, England | Breckland District, Norfolk, England