Carbrooke History & Heritage Home Page & Index

Carbrooke, Norfolk is a small agricultural village, with a surprising & fascinating history, and influences through the centuries from around the world. 'Carbrooke Heritage Group' was formed in 2012, and has been involved in a number of projects to research, log & publish aspects of village history & raise the profile of Carbrooke and its heritage. This website's aim, is to bring together information about the area and its heritage. If you have any comments, information, anecdotes or photographs you would like to share, please contact us.

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What's New On the Updated Website

Updated Marriages   Updated Baptisms   Carbrooke Parish Armour  

School Log Transcription  Heritage Information Boards

Follow  the links below to find out more about Carbrooke Heritage


Carbrooke Heritage Group How the group began, organisation, meetings, events, activities and projects past and present.

Historical Overview of Carbrooke A brief resume of the history of Carbrooke from earliest times.

Facts & Figures  Interesting statistics relating to Carbrooke

Ancient History  What we know of the area pre-Medieval

Archaeological Dig Conducted at the school c1998 prior to school extensions, the site having been part of Carbrooke Commanderie.

Church & Commanderie Church activities, history and architecture of the building and connections with the Knights of St John (Knights Hospitallers).

Carbrooke Nonconformists Active in Carbrooke during 19th & 20th centuries

Agriculture The main occupation in Carbrooke for centuries. and the trades and industries necessary to support agriculture and village life.

Trade & Industry The trades and industries necessary to support agriculture and village life.

Carbrooke School From its foundation to the present day, a much loved school through the years.

Carbrooke Village Hall History and information since its beginning in 1956 at Carbrooke Cornation Hall.

Carbrooke Millenium Green An 11 acre site, for all ages to enjoy outdoor life, ecology, games and village events, at the centre of the village.

Social Life Activities, Events, Sport and Entertainment, anything that makes up a community

Family History Useful information for family historians with Carbrooke ancestry, includes parish register and census entries.

Utilities in Carbrooke

Carbrooke War Memorial in the church yard

Carbrooke Poppies A community project for Remembrance Day 2018

WW1 Effects of WW1 on Carbrooke

Aerodrome & RAF Watton from its origins to closure, and effects on the area.

WW2 Effects of WW2 on Carbrooke

Carbrooke Parish Armour Re-discovery, renovation and presentation, of rare civil war parish armour.

Historical Information Boards Design, construction and installation at various locations, of  Parish explanation boards detailing Carbrooke history

Carbrooke Notable People Some wellknown Carbrooke people.

Carbrooke Post Office The story behind the Post Office in Carbrooke

Carbrooke Church Teddy Trail The heritage story and people of Carbrooke, told through a teddy trail, to interest and appeal to children.

2020 A Very Unusual Year  History in the making as we record what happened in Carbrooke, during the unprecedented events of 2020.

'The Boy Toms Ramblings' one of our group members keeps us up to date, on life, local, national and international events  - in Norfolk Dialect.  for previous ramblings, visit Carbrooke Online Website

Publications and items of interest available to purchase or for reference

Links to other sites of interest

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Page Last Updated 10.09.2020

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