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Norfolk: Brandon Parva

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Brandon Parva is about 10 miles W. of Norwich.
It is also known as Little Brandon.
See also Brandon in Suffolk.

Cemeteries

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 Churches and Churchyards of All Saints, Brandon Parva; All Saints, Runhall; and St Michael, Coston.
[Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 2013]
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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
Church of All Saints
Services, etc.

Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Marriages and Burials.
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), Brandon Parva was in Forehoe Registration District.

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Description and Travel

Brandon Parva, Coston, Runhall and Welborne Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, etc.
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Directories

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Historical Geography

Brandon Parva 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
Brandon Parva Inclosure Act, 1812.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Brandon Parva, otherwise Little Brandon, in the county of Norfolk.
[London, J. Dorington for the House of Commons, 1812]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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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
18012942197
18113250261
18213152236
18312542208
184141--222
185146--212
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186144--208
18714143203
18813440167
18913434170
19013333157
1911--35151

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.

1831 Census
"Several Cottages have been pulled down in the Parish of Brandon-Parva; hence the decrease of Population (28 Persons)."

Voting Registers

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January 2016