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Norfolk Cemeteries Photographs

This week, I am taking a closer look at the recently uploaded photography collection of Norfolk cemeteriestaken by Norfolk resident, Louise Cocker. 

Deceased Online's latest addition to the database has proved popular with family historians over the past couple of weeks. Louise Crocker's amazing collection of hundreds of cemetery photographs from across Norfolk is an essential resource for anyone with ancestors from these parishes.

As the image above demonstrates, Norfolk is a beautiful English county, famed for its extraordinary Broads, as well as its flat landscape, Norman churches, and historic stately homes. Bordering Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, this East Anglian county was one of the most highly populated and prosperous parts of England in the Middle Ages. Since the 17th century, its population and industry have declined, leaving a largely rural economy. During the First and Second World Wars, the county became home to several air bases and, sadly, its cemeter…