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Norfolk: Beechamwell

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Beechamwell is about 5 miles S.W. of Swaffham.
The name may also be spelled Beachamwell.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

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

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures of the ruins.

Church of St John
Description and pictures of the ruins.

Tricker, Roy
Beechamwell Churches: A brief guide.
[Holt, Norfolk Churches Trust, 1980s]

Church Records

Marriages
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), Beechamwell was in Swaffham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Barton Bendish, Beachamwell, Shingham, Boughton and Wereham.
News, events, history, churches, pictures, etc.
Beachamwell
Description, history and pictures.
Beechamwell Post Mill
Description and history.
Beechamwell Rainoll's Post Mill
Description and history.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Beechamwell Hall
Picture of the new hall.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

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

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
18012460221
18112541209
18213951288
18314347263
184148--246
185154--310
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186166--356
18717172376
18816464313
18917173363
19015555238
1911--65278

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

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March 2009