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  • Sir Philip Wodehouse, MP, 1st Baronet of Kimberley (c.1562 - 1623)
    Sir Philip Wodehouse, 1st Baronet Sir Philip Wodehouse, 1st Baronet (died 30 October 1623) was an English baronet, soldier and Member of Parliament. Wodehouse was the son of Sir Roger Wodehouse, ...
  • Thomas Peck (1527 - 1590)
    Thomas Peck of Norwich , d. will dated 1591 (Prerogative Court of Canterbury); bur. 12 Feb 1591/2, St. Michael at Plea; m. Ursula Guybon , b. 2 Oct 1607, St. Michael at Plea. Thomas Peck was a groce...
  • Rebecca Hobart (1620 - 1692)
    Rebecca Peck, dau. of Joseph Peck and Rebecca Clark, was bpt in Hingham, England on May 25, 1620; married a Hubbert. She was one of the children who was indicated as "three sons and a daughter" that tr...
  • Sir Henry Jacob Preston, 3rd Baronet (1851 - 1897)
    Sir Henry Preston, 3rd Baronet From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir Henry Jacob Preston, 3rd Baronet (15 September 1851 – 9 January 1897) was an English soldier, magistrate and footballer. He ...
  • Susannah Swatman (c.1870 - d.)
    Marriages Sep 1889 Steele Susannah Sculcoates 9d 298 Swatman Thomas Chaplin Sculcoates 9d 298 Deaths Mar 1891 SWATMAN Thomas Childs 77 Mutford (Norfolk) 4a 642

People Connected to Norfolk

Historical County of England

See also

Norfolk - Main Page
Norfolk Genealogical Resources
Historic Buildings of Norfolk
Norfolk Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards

How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Norfolk to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Norfolk Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to Norfolk can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Norfolk can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historic Norfolk which covers the History of Norfolk and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Norfolk - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Norfolk who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Norfolk families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.

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Heads of Norfolk Families on Geni

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Emigrants from Norfolk

Please add the names of people from Norfolk who settled in the "New World"


South America

United States


South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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