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Norfolk: Buckenham

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Buckenham is about 8 miles E.S.E. of Norwich.
It is also known as Buckenham Ferry and Buckenham near Acle.
See also Buckenham Tofts, New Buckenham and Old Buckenham.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Nicholas
Description and pictures.

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), Buckenham was in Blofield Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Strumpshaw, Buckenham and Hassingham
Description and pictures.
Buckenham Drainage Mill
Description and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

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Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

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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
1801  6  640
1811  7  954
1821  9  931
1831  81249
184112--60
185112--56
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186111--  49
18711717  74
18812121113
18912121  95
19012121100
1911--19  77

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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February 2010