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Norfolk: Barford

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Barford is about 8 miles W. of Norwich.
See also Narford.


Not all memorials may be included, even when a transcription is marked as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be read or photographed.

Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
Memorial Inscriptions of the Church and Churchyard of St Botolph, Barford, Norfolk.
[Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 2014]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

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

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Tomalin, Ann
St Botolph, Barford: Church Registers: Baptisms and burials 1700-1794, banns and marriages 1754-1814.
[Typescript in Norwich Local Studies Library, 1995]
Archdeacons' Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
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), Barford was in Forehoe Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Barford and Wramplingham Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Barford Inclosure Act, 1812.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Barford, in the county of Norfolk.
[George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1812]
Kelly, Geoffrey Ian
Hill Farm, Barford: a history.
[Typescript in Norwich Local Studies Library, 1984]
See also 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
1801  3954253
1811  4065306
1821  4883387
1831  7983420
1841  98--417
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.


Barford History and Community Group
Meetings, etc.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
January 2016