Population (2011) of Barsham: 215.
Local licensing authority for Barsham is Waveney district.
This small village in the Waveney valley unusually retains the same name as was recorded in Domesday.
Lawrence Eachard, an eminent devine and writer was born here in 1671. He published the first part of his Roman history in 1699. Catherine Suckling, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson's mother was born here in 1725.