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Burston is about 3 miles N.N.E. of Diss.


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Church Directories

Church Records

These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
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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), Burston was in Depwade Registration District.

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Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Annual inclosure act, 1867.
An act to authorize the inclosure of certain lands in pursuance of a special report of the Inclosure Commissioners for England and Wales: 12th August 1867.
[London, George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1867]
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Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


Edwards, Bertram
The Burston School strike.
[ISBN 085315287X, London, Lawrence and Wishart, 1974]
Higdon, Thomas George
The Burston rebellion.
[Scole Common, Trustees of the Burston Strike School, 1984. Originally published 1910s]
Trustees of Burston Strike School
The Burston Strike School: the story of the longest strike in history, 1914-1939.
[ISBN 0951468804, Diss, Norfolk, 1991]
Zamoyska, Betka
The Burston rebellion.
[ISBN 0563203897, London, British Broadcasting Corporation, Ariel books, 1985]

Voting Registers

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November 2005