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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.

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

Post War East Barsham

You may like to know that I today attended the funeral of the chatelaine of The Manor, Lady Valerie Guinness. After the war my father Peter bought the rectory at Sculthorpe about three miles from East Barsham and the house where he was born. His father had been the rector there for the early years of the last ...Read full memory

East Barsham Manor

I moved to East Barsham when I was 5 years old in 1988. I grew up in the village and got the opportunity to spend time with the children that lived in the manor at the time. I have many memories of running around the manor playing games and getting to swim in the outside pool. I moved away from East Barsham wen I was 12. My time there and my memories are very happy!