This page lists information (images AND text) on the village of Blakeney in Norfolk. This information is provided to assist in deciding whether a visit to the History Centre may benefit your research. However, please do not assume that it is either complete or accurate.

Images (which may be clicked on to enlarge) are provided as they often convey more information than the text that follows . The images may also help with locating information within the History Centre.

Blakeney Galleries (photographs, postcards, …)

Report on ‘7 Year Report on Checking the Effect o Dredging in Blakeney New Cut, April 1984 – October 1991‘ by Morris J. Pye dated 25 January 1992 (21 pages). Also Blakeney Parish Council & National Trust report, Blakeney Siltation Study, draft report March 1986 (38 pages).

83-89 High Street

Eleanor Arthur (nee Long). Known as Nelly (Obituary) by Morris Arthur. Published in Glaven Valley Newsletter

Auction details of Residence and Gardens also Maltings, Brewery and Public House on the Quay, Accommodation Lands etc., 4 August 1915 (full size poster)_

BAHS Newsletter. Click here to see newsletters online

BAHS Journal, The Glaven Historian. Click here to see journal online.

Baker of Wells and Blakeney family history

Blakeney Census Returns

Blakeney Conservation Duck Pond

Blakeney Esker group and project

Blakeney Harbour Association

Blakeney Harbour Company

Blakeney Harbour Company Accounts

Blakeney Harbour Company certificate

Blakeney Hotel: Papers & Early History

Blakeney Methodist Church

Blakeney Methodist Church: Attendance Register June 1940-1955

Blakeney Methodist Register

Blakeney Monumental Inscriptions

Blakeney Parish Council Minutes

The original scanned images are on a CD in the History Centre (see the Public Register of Accessions). An improved version is held on the History Centre laptop. Subject matter indexes for each volume of the minutes are available below (and will open in a separate tab):

Blakeney Parish Records: 1861 Men at Sea

Blakeney Parish Register Transcript

Blakeney Players

Blakeney Point in 1913

Blakeney Point: From the Point to Cley and Salthouse. A publication of the BAHS History Centre that may be bought at the History Centre.

Blakeney point of view newsletter

Blakeney Remembers: World War 1 Armistice Centenary 2018

Click here to view. The brochure lists the names of those who gave their lives in the Great War and those who came back.

Blakeney Regatta

Blakeney Sailing Club

Blakeney School Admissions Register 1864 – 1912

Blakeney, St Nicholas Church

Blakeney Wardrobe Society 1953-89

Blakeney, Wiveton, Cley and Weyborne (P Kay) Churchyard Papers

The Butts

The Calthorpe Norfolk Estates (Blakeney, Wiveton, Cley-next-the-Sea and Langham)

Colin ‘Cobo’ Cobon

An address given as the 2002 East Coast Wildfowling Conference whilst Chairman of the Blakeney and district Wildfowlers Association

Cooke Posts

Alexander Crundall

Abstract of the Title of Alexander Crundall to Freehold Hereditaments pt. Blakeney Est.

The K. Mary Ferrousatt Papers (BAHS Research Papers Volume 3)

Hill’s Supermarket: Images of the refurbishment

LINCOLN of Litcham and Blakeney family history

Magavelda, Langham Road

Manor Farm House, 1929 (later Manor Hotel)

Manor Hotel

Mariner’s Cottage, Blakeney

Martha Whisker, embroidery sampler, Blakeney School, June 1879

Born in Salthouse, Buried in Blakeney Churchyard.

Pinchen of Cley & Blakeney family history

Plum/b & Pyman family history

Plan of an Estate at Blakeney, Wiveton and Langham, Auction 18 July 1906

Pond of Blakeney & Canada family history

Royal British Legion ‘Hut’ (A memory)

St. Nicholas’ Church, Blakeney

Temples (Blakeney) family history

The Ship Inn: Auction details 1968

The Ship Inn conversion

John Ware Wallace (Beacon Cottage)

Furniture Sale Catalogue, 20 June 1985

Sim Posts

Sir Winston Churchill

on Blakeney Quay 1941, inspecting the Scottish Regiment stationed at WhiteFriars, patting Sandy, Air Commodore Brackley’s dog.

Tony Wright, Blakeney (Funeral Address, 5 January 2011)

Women’s Institute (WI) Village notebook, 1936-1959