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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, Aldborough and Aldeby.


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See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Ethelbert
Description and pictures.
Church of St Ethelbert
Services, etc.

Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts
Alby with Thwaite Baptisms 1675-1812, Marriages 1675-1811 and Burials 1675-1812.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

Civil Registration

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

Historical Geography

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

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]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.

Year   Inhabited
Families Population
Year   Inhabited
Families Population

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

Voting Registers

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January 2009