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Norfolk: Cockley Cley

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

Cockley Cley is about 4 miles S.W. of Swaffham.
See also Cley next the Sea.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
Church of All Saints
Services, etc.
Church of All Saints
Pictures of the church.

Chapel of St Mary
Description and pictures.

Church Records

Bankowsky, Heather and Palgrave-Moore, Patrick.
Cockley Cley (Church of England) Parish Registers 1691-1837, with Census Returns 1841-1861; transcribed and indexed.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society, 1986]
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), Cockley Cley was in Swaffham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Cockley Cley later Post Mill
Description.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Cockley Cley is in South Greenhoe hundred.

History

Roberts, Sir Peter
East Anglian Historical Museum: commentary on exhibition, collection and display relating to cottage and forge (built approx. 1450) and 7th century church at Cockley Cley.
[Swaffham, 1970]

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Swaffham 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
18013132184
18113337205
18213340238
18314346218
184141--244
185146--263
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186151--263
18715658255
18815055207
18915050221
19014848178
1911--53246

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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March 2009