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Norfolk: Cantley

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

Cantley is about 9 miles W.S.W. of Great Yarmouth.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Margaret
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), Cantley was in Blofield Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Cantley
Description, pictures, etc.
Hanson, Diana
Cantley Sugar Factory.
[Great Yarmouth and District Archaeological Society, in "Yarmouth Archaeology", 2000]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Cantley is in Blofield hundred.

Land and Property

Inclosure
See Hassingham.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

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

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
18013949247
18114848222
18213750251
18313853265
184143--210
185154--277
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186149--235
18715050249
18815454266
18915252257
19015353270
1911--61259

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.

Schools

Cantley School
History, etc.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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May 2007