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Norfolk: Aldeby

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Aldeby is about 10 miles S.S.W. of Great Yarmouth.
See also Alburgh, Alby and Aldborough.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

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

Church Records

These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
Churchwardens' Rates
Principal property occupiers and the amounts paid.
1738-1741, 1753-1755, 1768-1769, 1788-1790, 1803-1807, and 1827-1828.
Churchwardens' Payments, or Disbursements
Payments for church repairs, communion bread and wine, etc.
1738-1741, 1759-1772, 1776-1786, and 1807-1832.
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), Aldeby was in Loddon and Clavering Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Aldeby Mill Hill Postmill
Aldeby Waterheath Postmill
Description and history.
Aldeby Waterloo Postmill
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Aldeby Inclosure Act, 1806.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Aldeby, in the county of Norfolk.
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
1801  86  88448
1811  89  89446
1821  68  95475
1831  72109530
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.

Probate Records

Herd, Elvie
Wills of the sixteenth century, written by residents of Aldeby, Wheatacre All Saints and Burgh Saint Peter in Norfolk.
[Loddon, 2008]

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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December 2008