East Barsham, Norfolk
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of East Barsham and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

East Barsham Manor 1929 Photograh

The 1929 photograph was taken when my stepfather's father, Douglas J Coleman owned it. His father, Edward J. Coleman, bought it in 1915, the year my stepfather was born. This is where he (Peter Hales-Coleman) and his brother grew up. The family moved from there in the early 1930s. Back then, there ...Read full memory

East Barsham And Constance Evelyn Everett

My only recollection of East Barsham was in 1961 when my then boyfriend, now husband of nearly 50 years, drove past the gate and pointed out "Thats where mother was born". Since then I have visited East Barsham a couple of times, taken photos from the gate, on return to Norfolk from New Zealand ...Read full memory

A memory of East Barsham by Pam Hewer

East Barsham Manor

The manor house was occupied by the army during the Second World War and not released until about 1946. My friends and I often cycled from Walsingham and we found the manor deserted. The entrance hall is well remembered with a large minstrels' gallery at the east end. The most exciting room was, probably still is, the ...Read full memory