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Heritage Lottery Fund Estates Records Project

The King's College estates records for Norfolk refer to College lands in the following manors:

Caston Hall, Coltishall, Docking, Hindringham, Horstead, Lessingham, Morley, Toft Monks, Walsingham, West Wretham and Woodton.

From this page you can view images of selected documents from the Norfolk records, visit the online catalogue for each estate, provided through Janus, or download a copy of the county catalogue in Microsoft Word format.

Image Gallery

Here are some examples of documents taken from the Norfolk records.

Click on the thumbnail images to view a larger version.

John le Mareschal's charter John le Mareschal's charter, c. 1290
Ref: KCAR/6/2/38/2 COL/1
Chantry grant, 1528
Ref: KCAR/6/2/164 WLM/1
Chantry grant
Coltishall Manor House plans Plans for Coltishall Manor House, 1891
Ref: KCAR/6/2/38/7 COL/514
Royal Letters Patent of Richard II, 1398
Ref: KCAR/6/2/38/2 COL/422
Royal Letters Patent
Estate map of Lessingham Survey map of Lessingham, 1587
Ref: KCAR/6/2/100/8 LES/35 Map
Lessingham tenants' petition, 1645
Ref: KCAR/6/2/100/17 LES/49
Terrier for Toft Monks Toft Monks terrier, 1709
Ref: KCAR/6/2/158/11 TOM/141

Links to the JANUS online catalogue

Click here to visit the online catalogue pages for the estates in Norfolk:

  • Caston Hall
  • Coltishall
  • Docking
  • Hindringham
  • Horstead
  • Lessingham
  • Morley
  • Toft Monks
  • Walsingham
  • West Wretham
  • Woodton

Complete catalogue for Norfolk

Click on the links below to view the catalogue for the Norfolk records. Please note the Microsoft Word version of the catalogue is not kept as up-to-date as the online version, available through Janus. You are advised to look at the online version if possible.
[Please note you will need Microsoft Word '97 or later in order to view the documents correctly, and they may take some time to download.]

The county catalogue has been arranged alphabetically by estate, but if you are interested in a particular town or village within Norfolk, you can also download Word catalogues for each estate separately. See the full list of estates here.

Related documents can also be found in the College's Abbey of Bec records. The catalogue for these can be viewed online or downloaded in MS Word format.

If you are interested in viewing any of the documents from the Norfolk estate records, please Contact the Archive CentreContact Us to arrange an appointment.

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All links were current as of April 2007.