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  AllRefer.com - Norfolk, county, England (British And Irish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
The region is one of flat, fertile farmlands, with a long, low coast bordering on the North Sea and the Wash. The principal rivers are the Ouse, the Bure, the Yare and its tributary the Wensum, and the Waveney.
Norfolk produces cereal and root crops and supports extensive breeding of cattle and poultry.
After the Anglo-Saxon invasion of England, Norfolk became a part of the kingdom of East Anglia, the home of the "north folk" of that region (thus its name).
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/N/NrflkCo.html   (286 words)

  
 Norfolk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Norfolk (pronounced NOR-f'k) is a low-lying county in East Anglia in the east of southern England.
The Angles, for whom East Anglia and England itself are named, settled in this area in the 5th century and later became the "north folk" and the "south folk", hence, "Norfolk" and "Suffolk".
The regional capital of Norfolk is the city of Norwich.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Norfolk,_England   (318 words)

  
 Norfolk (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Norfolk also refers to a style of cooking seafood in a butter sauce, derived from Norfolk, Virginia.
The sloop Norfolk (1798) was the only ship built on Norfolk Island during its period as a convict settlement.
The Norfolk dialect is a dialect of Norfolk, England.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Norfolk_(disambiguation)   (212 words)

  
 Genealogy and Norfolk, England
Norfolk is one of the largest counties in England in terms of area; before the 1974 reorganisation it ranked fourth behind Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Devon, and covers a little over 1.3 million acres.
As the map above shows, Norfolk is situated on the east coast of Britain, with the North Sea to the east and north and that remarkable inlet The Wash forming the northern half of its boundary to the west.
Norfolk has the reputation of being flat, but anyone cycling in the county will tell you that depends very much on which part of the county you are talking about.
homepages.nildram.co.uk /~jimella/norfolk.htm   (2078 words)

  
 Norfolk,England Dialect,wav file of Keith Skipper,Larn Yarself Norfolk.
"Norfolk is not simply a word that describes a county."Norfolk" describes also a language,a humour and a way of life.
Spoken Norfolk has a stout and uniquely resistant quality and only people born in the county are able properly to penetrate it and repeat it with their own tongues.
It became clear to me when I had joined the Norfolk Mailing List, that there were many of our "cousins" in Canada,America,Australia and other far flung places, who had no idea how their ancestors would have spoken, and knew nothing of the dialect.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Acres/5564/dialect.html   (666 words)

  
 Camelot Village: Britain's Heritage and History
The county of Norfolk is one of the most sparsely populated of all English counties with a size of 2,069 square miles and a population of 740,000.
The administration centre for Norfolk is in the quaint city of Norwich with the town of Kings Lynn and the resorts of Great Yarmouth, Cromer and Hunstanton being other places of note.
Physical attributes of the county include the rivers Ouse, Yare, Bure and Waveney and the Norfolk Broads, a series of waterways which are famous for their varied birdlife and natural tranquility.
www.camelotintl.com /heritage/counties/england/norfolk.html   (841 words)

  
 The Best Cottage Holidays in Norfolk, East Anglia, England, UK - Norfolk Country Cottages
The quiet village of Tunstead is an ideal location uk self catering holiday, from which to discover the beauty of the Norfolk Broads.
This fine network of waterways norfolk self catering accommodationoffer lovely riverside walks as well as boating and fishing opportunities.
Norfolk Country Cottages are pleased to offer around 320 personally selected quality self catering holiday cottages throughout Norfolk and North Suffolk.
www.norfolkcottages.co.uk   (384 words)

  
 Our Lady of Walsingham
Around the fourteenth century the miraculous Holy House of Norfolk began to be upstaged by the Holy House of Loreto, Italy, near Ancona.
According to another legend, the birth house of the virgin Mary in Nazareth was transported by angels from Palestine to Fiume (former Yugoslavia).
Walsingham, just a few miles from the Norfolk coast, is a sanctuary of prayer and healing, a metaphor of salvation from storm and shipwreck, offering calm waters and safe harbor to all in trouble.
www.udayton.edu /mary/resources/walsh.html   (1174 words)

  
 birding facts Birding Resources by the Fat Birder
Norfolk is renowned as probably the best all round county for birding in the UK.
However, Norfolk is also a great county for birds under pressure in many other parts of the UK such as Barn Owls; as its narrow lanes and vast agricultural areas keep road casulaties to a minimum.
It is funded by the Countryside Agency, Norfolk County Council (NCC); North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) and Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council (KLWNBC).
www.fatbirder.com /links_geo/europe/england_norfolk.html   (4383 words)

  
 THE ANCESTRY OF PRESIDENT GEORGE WALKER BUSH - pafg72 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Christian SAINT OMER was born about 1298 in of, Wellingham, Norfolk, England.
John HARSYKE was born about 1316 in of, Southacre, Norfolk, England.
Margery DE DRIBY was born before 1318 in of, Southacre, Norfolk, England.
www.sitepalace.com /bush/pafg72.htm   (99 words)

  
 Norfolk County England GenWeb
The NORFOLK Genealogy Mailing List is an e-mail list for anyone with genealogical interests in the county of Norfolk in England.
A county of England, lying on the German Ocean; bounded by Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, and Suffolk.
Not one hill of any considerable height is to be seen in the whole county; yet, in most parts, its surface is broken into gentle swells and depressions.
www.rootsweb.com /~engnfk   (665 words)

  
 GENUKI: Norfolk: Genealogy: Welcome
This board is for people researching the surname Norfolk (eg John Norfolk married Mary Smith), not for all surnames associated with the county of Norfolk.
Foundation, in 1771, of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital
The Rebirth of the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital, 1874-1883; An Architectural Exploration.
www.origins.org.uk /genuki/NFK   (1127 words)

  
 Hotels in Norfolk: England B&B accommodation guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Norfolk hotels and B&B accommodation: A wide selection of hotels and other bed and breakfast accommodation which can be booked online - full information, prices and photographs - also this guide contains maps and an easy to use searchable database.
Joyce Hulse offers you a warm welcome at Manor Farm which is situated on the edge of a small hamlet 1 mile from Castleacre, near King's Lynn in Norfolk.
Pleasantly situated for Bed and Breakfast, in the heart of the Norfolk countryside.
www.welcomingyou.co.uk /hotels-in-norfolk   (448 words)

  
 The Broads, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Broads is situated in eastern England, in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk.
Eastern England is the driest part of Britain and a balance has to be found between the needs of the environment and providing water for human needs.
The Environment Agency is the organization responsible for protecting and improving the water environment, and also for flood defense in England and Wales.
www.livinglakes.org /broads   (1051 words)

  
 NorthNorfolk.org - Home
Cromer Prospect, the North Norfolk seaside town's exciting new £200,000 public art scheme, was officially launched by Councillor Tony Nash, Mayor of Cromer, on the evening of Friday, May 27.
NNDC is looking for a consultant to organise its 2006 sustainable construction event and the annual North Norfolk award scheme that recognises local efforts to improve and protect the environment.
North Norfolk District Council has given its annual Environment Awards to the projects that have done most in the last year to preserve and enhance the District's precious environment, at a ceremony at Pensthorpe nature reserve.
www.north-norfolk.gov.uk   (816 words)

  
 Norfolk Family History Society tracing your ancestors
The Norfolk FHS welcomes people with family history, genealogy, and local history interests in Norfolk.
Although the original Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society was primarily a publishing body, the scope of its activities has expanded along with the growth of interest in genealogy and family history, when in 1996 its assets were transferred to the newly formed Norfolk Family History Society.
The Norfolk Family History Society is run by a Board of Trustees.
www.norfolkfhs.org.uk   (305 words)

  
 Docking, England Research List
Docking, Norfolk is a beautiful village on the highest point in Smithdon Hundred (and possibly all of Norfolk).
He returned to England and was captured, and tortured in the Tower of London for 16 years before being hung, drawn, and quartered in 1595.
It holds its head high, this quiet upland town in the middle of a star of five roads; as soon as we enter it we touch the highest part of Norfolk, a distinction which in days gone by was not without some inconvenience.
www.genealogysource.com /docking.htm   (663 words)

  
 Norfolk: Genealogy: Norfolk-L Genealogy Mailing List: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Norfolk researchers are extremely fortunate in the fact that Norfolk was one of three counties (Devon & Warwickshire being the others) used to produce an 1851 Census Index.
A list of their names may be found at Norfolk: Norwich: Church of England from the Norfolk GENUKI web pages.
The Norfolk Federation of Women's Institutes' "Catalog of transcriptions of monumental inscriptions in Norfolk" is available from local LDS Family History Centers.
www.oz.net /~markhow/genuki/NFK/norffaq.htm   (2864 words)

  
 New Runic Coin Type from Norfolk, England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The finder was John Caruso, an American participant in the annual East of England detecting rally.
The coin was auctioned in London, by Spink, on 14 July 1998 (lot 586), and was bought by the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, with assistance from the National Art Collections Fund.
So it is perhaps best to leave this uninterpreted until new evidence appears, and to note it simply as a further example of the use of runes on seventh-century coins of east/south-east England.
www.ukm.uio.no /runenews/nor_1998/engl97rp.htm   (664 words)

  
 Castle-Rising-Castle.htm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This was to be the brightest period in the castle's history with Kings, Queens and Princes all staying at the keep.
First, in 1331 was Isabella, Daughter of King Phillip IV of France and wife of Edward II, King of England.
Castle Rising lies in the County of Norfolk, 5 miles to the northeast of King's Lynn, near the Norfolk coast of the Wash, just off the A149.
www.castles-abbeys.co.uk /Castle-Rising-Castle.html   (1352 words)

  
 England House In Norfolk Sal - BigWalk.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Norfolk business links
Specialising in books about the history of Norfolk and in particular, Fakenham, Jim Baldwin Publishing Solutions have published a range of books that will be a welcome addition to the historian’s bookshelf.
Major Gilbert of Kettlestone, Fakenham, Norfolk, UK is a wildlife photographer specialising in the animals of Norfolk.
Minicraft designs of Fakenham, Norfolk are leaders in the design of soft toy kits maintaining a strong home market and an expanding export trade.
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 Holkham Nature Reserve - North Norfolk Coast, England
Holkham is the home of Coke of Norfolk, whose Holkham Shearings (gatherings of farmers and friends to discuss agricultural matters) helped to encourage agricultural reform.
A memorial to Coke of Norfolk can be seen in Holkham Park to the south of the reserve.
From Burnham Overy to Wells the low-lying marshes north of the coast road used to be tidal saltmarshes, separating offshore shingle and dune ridges from the main coastline.
holkham.co.uk /naturereserve   (601 words)

  
 England Map Norfolk Stree - BigWalk.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
On the offchance you were finding out information about england map norfolk stree, we have set up the site so that you could rapidly look for all that you might like from our carefully managed collection of england map norfolk stree web pages.
Discover even more about england map norfolk stree by checking the range of companies, assorted links and sponsored links.
Based in Sussex, England, this branch of the TGWU welcomes truckers in the UK and from around the world.
www.bigwalk.co.uk /directory/_england_map_norfolk_street   (730 words)

  
 Bingham Genealogy - Gates Family History
Stephen Gates, son of Stephen and Anne (Veare) Gates, born in Hingham, Norfolk, England, 1634; died in Acton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, 23 October 1706; married in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, about 1664, Sarah Woodward, daughter of George and Mary (Gibson) Woodward, born in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, 3 February 1643; died in Stow after 1707.
Elizabeth Gates, born in Hingham, Norfolk, England, 1629; died in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, 3 August 1704; married John Lazell in Hingham, November 1649.
Though Stephen was probably born in Norfolk in or near Hingham, no record of his birth has been found, and the names of his parents are not known.
www.familyhistorypages.com /Gates.htm   (4990 words)

  
 Breckland Council
Norfolk Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships are keen to understand more about the crime and anti-social behaviour issues that concern people...
These are the results of the South West Norfolk Parliamentary Elections held on 5th May 2005.
Norfolk premiere of musical show about the French Revolution, based on the famous novel.
www.breckland.gov.uk   (452 words)

  
 Holiday cottage in Norfolk England
This is a good location from which to explore the North Norfolk coast.
All the sights and attractions of the coast are readily accessible.
Accommodation and Facilities for the cottage in Norfolk, England
www.holiday-rentals.co.uk /England/holiday-cottage-Norfolk/p52495.htm   (306 words)

  
 Simpsons Norfolk England traditional English Cherry Oak furniture Cabinet Makers UK.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Simpsons Norfolk England traditional English Cherry Oak furniture Cabinet Makers UK.
Simpson's of Norfolk is a small company of skilled people making a range of English Country Furniture using English Oak, English Cherry or Mahogany.
Using local skills but as immortally training a new generation of craftsmen to take Simpsons in to a new century.
www.simpsonsofnorfolk.co.uk   (253 words)

  
 Pinewoods Holiday Park - Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, England
Pinewoods Holiday Park is set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the North Norfolk Heritage Coast, approximately three-quarters-of-a-mile from the town of Wells-next-the-sea.
The Park is bounded on the north by a strip of mature pine trees, nestling beside the beautiful sandy beach with its attractive beach huts.
The coastline is dotted with interesting fishing villages, many with characteristic flint and brick cottages with pantile roofs such as the beautiful 18th Century village of Burnham Market with its speciality shops and fine eating establishments.
www.pinewoods.co.uk   (256 words)

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