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Norfolk: Breckles

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

Breckles is about 7 miles N.E. of Thetford.
The name may also be spelled Breccles, and both spellings may be found in the same document.
It is also the name of the deanery, so a reference to Breckles could mean this parish, or this area of Norfolk.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Margaret
Description, history and pictures.
Church of St Margaret
Description and pictures.
Church of St Margaret
Pictures of the church.
Church of St Margaret and the tower
Pictures of the church.
Church of St Margaret
Services, etc.

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), Breckles was in Wayland Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Breckles
Description, history, people, church, pictures, etc.
Breckles
Description, history and pictures.
Stow Bedon History Group
The parish of Stow Bedon, Breckles and Lower Stow Bedon.
[Stow Bedon History Group, 2005]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Breckles is in Wayland hundred.

Land and Property

Breckles Hall
Description, history and pictures.
Jessopp, Augustus
Notes on the history of Breccles Hall, Norfolk.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.8, 1879]

Maps

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

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World War 1.

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
18011725139
18111727124
18211727140
18311728154
184128--160
185127--136
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186130--130
18713039137
18813131130
18912627121
19012424  96
1911--22104

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

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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November 2009