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Alby is about 5 miles N. of Aylsham.
It may also be found as Alby with Thwaite.
See also Thwaite All Saints.
See also Alburgh,
See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Ingworth, in the archdeaconry of Norwich.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both
before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to St Ethelbert.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- Church of St Ethelbert
- Description and pictures.
- Church of St Ethelbert
- Services, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Archdeacons' Transcripts
- Alby with Thwaite Baptisms 1675-1812, Marriages 1675-1811 and
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
- These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Alby was in
Aylsham Registration District.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Alby is in South Erpingham Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for South Erpingham Hundred
- Description of South Erpingham Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
Land and Property
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
- Statement of claims: West Beckham (18) and Alby (42).
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1839.
- Great Britain: Statute
- West Beckham and Alby Inclosure Act, 1839.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of West Beckham and
Alby in the county of Norfolk: 1st July 1839.
[London, George Edward Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1839]
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
- Roll of Honour
- World Wars 1 and 2.
Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc
- After 1834 Alby became part of the
and the workhouses were at
These were replaced by a new workhouse at
Aylsham in 1849.
- Overseers' Rates
Principal property occupiers and the amounts paid.
- Overseers' Payments, or Disbursements
Payments for outrelief, medical expenses, clothes, etc.
These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the
10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and
There may be more people living in detached parts of the parish (if there
were any) and, if so, the number may or may not be included in the figures
above. It is quite difficult to be sure from the population tables.
- 1891, 1901 and 1911 Censuses
- The figures are for Alby with Thwaite, not for Alby only.
- 1901 Census
- "Including Alby Hill, Low Common, and Thwaite Common."
Other population figures
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