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 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 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

My Early Years In Barsham

I actually lived in West Barsham and attended the primary School in East Barsham from September 1930 to July 1937. The walk to the village school took me past the Manor House, which always looked dark and forbidding, shrouded as it was in the massive beech tres that grew behind the wall, bordering the main ...Read full memory