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Norfolk: Attleborough

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Attleborough is 15 miles southwest of Norwich.
Attlebridge is 8 miles northwest of Norwich.
They are about 14 miles apart.

The name may also be spelled Attleburgh.


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Church Directories

Church History

Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Pictures, description, history, services, etc.
Patton, William
Architectural notes upon Attleborough church, Norfolk
[Norwich: C. Muskett, 1847]
Partridge, E. G.
Quakerism in Attleborough and district.
[ISBN 0900592583, University of Cambridge, Board of Extra-Mural Studies, Thesis (Certificate in local history), 1977]

Church Records

Sanderson, E.W. and Palgrave-Moore, Patrick
Attleborough (Church of England) Parish Registers 1552-1840; transcribed, edited and indexed.
[Norwich: Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society, 1980]
[Reissued on CD, 2001]
Parish Registers
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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Attleborough was in Wayland Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Yaxley, Philip
Wymondham and Attleborough in Old Photographs.
[ISBN 0750907495; Britain in Old Photographs Series, 1994]
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Historical Geography

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


History of Attleborough
Summary of Attleborough's history.
Bujak, Philip
Attleborough: the evolution of a town
[ISBN 0946148457, North Walsham: Poppyland, 1990]

Land and Property

Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of claims (131): Attleburgh.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1812.
Great Britain: Statute
Attleborough Inclosure Act, 1812.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Attleburgh, in the county of Norfolk: 20th May 1812.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1812]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

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December 2001