Corpusty & Saxthorpe Genealogy Homepage

This is the introductory page to the Corpusty & Saxthorpe website. I have put this page together to try and help descendants of families from these two villages in North Norfolk to trace their roots. My Keeler family appears in the parish registers in the late 1780's and there are still Keelers living in the village. Although my roots lie in Corpusty I now live in Bristol England but would welcome any additional material that you may have and want to share with fellow researchers. I have already managed to put a number of people in touch with new lines of their family history so I hope that these pages help you. To see the Keeler UK Genealogy webpages please go to Keeler UK Genealogy pages

Corpusty and Saxthorpe are situated either side of the river Bure which rises at Melton Constable and flows on to Great Yarmouth. These twin villages in Norfolk are sixteen miles from Norwich and six miles from Aylsham, Holt and Reepham. Both villages are mentioned in the Doomsday Survey of 1086. Corpusty means Ravens Way and Saxthope means Saxi's Hamlet, both from Danish derivations.

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  • View and History of St Peters Church - Corpusty
  • View of Corpusty / Saxthorpe Village Sign
  • History of Corpusty / Saxthorpe Mill (Copyright Jonathan Neville)
  • Corpusty Archdeacons Transcripts

  • Corpusty Baptisms 1730 - 1812
  • Corpusty Mariiages 1730 - 1812 (under development)
  • Corpusty Burials 1730 - 1812 (under development)
  • Corpusty Information on Norfolk Transcription Archive

  • Link to Musters, Hearth Tax, Subsidy taxes etc
  • Corpusty Census Information

  • Corpusty Census of 1851
  • Corpusty Census of 1881
  • Corpusty History - thanks to Joanne Pye for transcribing these fascinating records

  • The Trial of Gilpin reynolds 1834 from the Norwich Mercury
  • More details from Norwich Mercury
  • The Execution of Gilpin Reynolds 1834
  • Broadsheet of the trial
  • Saxthorpe

  • View of Saxthorpe Church
  • View of the font in Saxthorpe Church
  • Saxthorpe Archdeacons Transcripts

  • Saxthorpe Baptisms 1709 - 1805 (under development)
  • Saxthorpe Mariiages 1709 - 1802 (under development)
  • Saxthorpe Burials 1709 - 1805 (under development)
  • Saxthorpe Information on Norfolk Transcription Archive

  • Link to Musters, Subsidy taxes etc
  • Saxthorpe Census Information

  • Saxthorpe Census of 1851
  • Saxthorpe Census of 1881