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Norfolk: Boughton

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Boughton is about 9 miles southwest of Swaffham.
See also Beighton.


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Church Directories

Church Records

Farrow, Charles W.
Boughton (Church of England) Parish Registers, 1691-1837; transcribed and indexed.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society, the parish registers of Norfolk, monograph series: 12, 1986]
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), Boughton was in Downham Registration District.

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Description and Travel

Wissey Valley Web Pages
Including Wereham, Wretton, West Dereham, Boughton, Stoke Ferry and Whittington in the Wissey Valley in West Norfolk.
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See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Boughton 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


Coates, Doris E
The Story of Boughton.
[ISBN 0950687111, Harpsden Press, 1982]

Land and Property

Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of Claims (18): Boughton.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1801.
Great Britain: Statute
Boughton Inclosure Act, 1801.
An act for dividing, allotting, and inclosing the common fields, half year or shack lands, commonable grounds, commons, and waste lands, within the parish of Boughton, in the county of Norfolk.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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May 2002