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Norfolk: Ashill

For more information about this parish see Norfolk Parish Links.
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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Ashill is about 6 miles S.E. of Swaffham.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Nicholas
Description and pictures.
Church of St Nicholas
Description, services, picture, etc.
Church of St Nicholas
Location, services, picture, etc.

Church Records

Marriages
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
Churchwardens' Rates
Principal property occupiers and the amounts paid.
1824-1826.
Churchwardens' Payments, or Disbursements
Payments for church repairs, communion bread and wine, etc.
1795-1799, and 1801-1804.
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), Ashill was in Swaffham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Ashill Village Pages
Church, chapels, school, map, pictures, etc.
Ashill Post Mill
Description, and history.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Ashill is in Wayland hundred.

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Ashill Inclosure Act, 1785.
An act for dividing, allotting and inclosing the common fields, half year or shack lands, commons and waste grounds within the parish of Ashill, in the county of Norfolk.
[1785]
Reid, A.W.
The Process of Parliamentary Enclosure in Ashill.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.37, 1980]
Land Tax
Principal property owners and occupiers, and the amounts paid.
1799-1800.
Land Valuations
Names, values and owners of all land in the parish.
1816.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Swaffham Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Population

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
Houses
Families Population
1801  53  82482
1811  69101547
1821117121579
1831129155700
1841137--637
1851150--696
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1861151--696
1871154161721
1881156156656
1891149149600
1901138138552
1911--140539

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.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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July 2009