The Norfolk Record Society was founded in 1930, to publish and make accessible scholarly editions of documents relating to the County of Norfolk and the City of Norwich, to promote the preservation of such documents and records, to assist educationally by lectures or otherwise in record research and generally to stimulate interest in archives relating to Norfolk.
Our Latest Publications
Since 1930 we have published over 80 volumes and below are our most recent publications, many published volumes are still available to purchase from our online shop. Please see our forthcoming publication schedule and we welcome suggestions for future volumes.
Support the Society by Joining
Membership of the Society is open to all on payment of the annual subscription. Many of our members live in Norfolk or elsewhere in the East of England. Others are Norfolk people who have moved away and wish to maintain links with their native county and to support the work of the Society. The Society also has many individual and institutional members across the world.
Our Latest Blog Posts
- Barbara Miller MBEThe society has been greatly saddened to learn of the recent death of Barbara Miller, who was our honorary secretary from 1993 to 2003, when she handed over to the current incumbent. Barbara was brought in as secretary by our then chairman, Hassell Smith, and the two of them were instrumental in enlivening the operation […]
- Sir Timothy Colman KG, DCLIn addition to a whole host of other appointments, and to his wide-ranging interests both in the county and elsewhere (as amply recorded in his obituary in the Eastern Daily Press for 10 September 2021), Sir Timothy was president of the Norfolk Record Society from 1978 until his retirement as Lord-Lieutenant of the county in […]
- Letters from Humphry Repton’s FamilyThe life and work of Humphry Repton are of interest to scholars and readers from a wide variety of historical sub-disciplines because his activities made an impact not only on architecture, gardens and the landscape but also on individuals, localities and Georgian society more generally. His surviving letters, manuscripts and published works of various types, […]