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Norfolk: Aldborough

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Aldborough is about 5 miles N. of Aylsham.
It is also known as Alborough.
See also Alburgh, Alby and Aldeby.


The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of North Erpingham (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Aldborough.
See Trunch
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary the Virgin
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary the Virgin
Services, etc.

Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1725-1812, Marriages 1726-1811 and Burials 1725-1812.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
Churchwardens' Rates
Principal property occupiers and the amounts paid.
1732, 1745, 1754, 1762, 1770, 1774-1775, and 1809-1810.
Churchwardens' Payments, or Disbursements
Payments for church repairs, communion bread and wine, etc.
1675-1679, 1699-1701, 1731-1736, and 1809-1810.
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), Aldborough was in Erpingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Entwistle, Keith
A century of faces and places: a history of Aldborough and Thurgarton, 1900-2000.
[ISBN 0954393503, Aldborough Village History Society, 2002]
Aldborough Village Pages
Pictures, businesses, school, events, etc.
This is a link to an archived copy.
Aldborough Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Aldborough is in North Erpingham Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for North Erpingham Hundred
Description of North Erpingham Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World War 1.
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.

1861 Census
"The decrease of population in the parishes of Trimingham, Hanworth, Aldborough, and Gresham is attributed to the migration of labourers to other parts."

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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December 2008