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Norfolk: Barton Turf

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

Barton Turf is about 11 miles N.E. of Norwich.
See also Barton Bendish.

Cemeteries

Monumental Inscriptions
With plan of the churchyard.
The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of Tunstead (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Barton Turf.
See Ashmanhaugh
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Michael and All Angels
Description and pictures.
Church of St Michael and All Angels
Description, services, pictures, etc.
Gunn, John; and Winter, C.J.W.
Illustrations of the rood screen at Barton Turf; drawn and lithographed by C.J.W. Winter; with descriptive notes by John Gunn
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, 1869]
Hall, William Charles
A short history of Barton Turf parish church.
[Barton Turf, The Church, 1970s]
Neave, Glenn
The rood screen at Barton Turf.
[Barton Turf, The Church, 1970]

Barton Turf Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms, Banns, Marriages and Burials.
Marriages 1558-1812
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 4.
Marriages
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
Parish Registers
List of Surnames of People who come from other Parishes
(these people are often known as "Strays")
Parish register of baptisms and burials 1790-1812. This is in the baptisms for 1791:
Henry Savage, Second Son of George Matcham Esqr (of Barton Hall) late of Bombay in the East Indies & Catherine his Wife, late Catherine Nelson spinster Daughter of Edmd Nelson (Father to Admiral Lord Nelson) Clerck, Rector of Burnham Thorpe, was born and baptized Feb 4th 1791. (Sister to [illegible] Admiral Lord Nelson)
Churchwardens' Rates
Principal property occupiers and the amounts paid.
1671, 1745, 1755, 1769-1771, 1793-1794, 1807-1808 and 1820-1821.
Churchwardens' Payments, or Disbursements
Payments for church repairs, communion bread and wine, etc.
1771-1784, 1793-1794 and 1801-1815.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1869 (and for the censuses in 1851 and 1861), Barton Turf was in Tunstead and Happing Registration District.

This district was renamed on 1st January 1870 and, from then until 1930, Barton Turf was in Smallburgh Registration District for civil registration and for the censuses of 1871 to 1901.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Barton Turf History Project
Description, history, pictures, churches, people, school, employment, buildings, etc.
Barton Turf
Description and pictures.
Barton Turf Post Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Barton Turf Post Mill
Description of the mill.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Barton Turf is in Tunstead hundred.

History

Wilson, Anne
Wherries and Windmills: Barton Turf and district in the early 1900s.
[ISBN 0952862301, Barton Turf, 1996]

Land and Property

Buildings in Barton Turf
Description, pictures, etc.
Great Britain: Statute
Barton Turf Inclosure Act, 1809.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Barton Turf, in the county of Norfolk.
[1809]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

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

Military Records

War Memorial
Description and pictures of the lychgate, which is the war memorial, with some of the names commemorated.

Names, Personal

Gunn
See Norfolk People and Families

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
18016061290
18116061282
18217878371
18318999391
184191--408
185198--429
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186188--379
18719092408
18818283374
18918585386
19018484337
1911--75297

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.

1901 Census
"Including Barton Common, and Pennygate."

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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February 2009