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Norfolk: Billockby

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Billockby is about 8 miles N.W. of Great Yarmouth.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.

Church Records

Marriages 1561-1748
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 7.
Marriages
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
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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), Billockby was in Flegg Registration District. Between 1837 and 1850, the district was called East and West Flegg.

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Description and Travel

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Directories

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Historical Geography

Billockby is in West Flegg Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for East Flegg and West Flegg Hundreds
Description of East Flegg and West Flegg Hundreds
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Burgh St Margaret Inclosure Act, 1801.
An act for dividing, allotting, inclosing, draining, and preserving the open fields, marsh lands, commons, fens, and waste grounds, within the parishes of Burgh and Billockby, in the county of Norfolk.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1801]
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Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
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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  8  942
1811  8  958
1821  71063
1831  71267
184114--71
185114--65
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186114--46
1871151557
1881151566
1891161671
1901141478
1911--1685

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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July 2006