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Norfolk: Cranwich

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Cranwich is about 8 miles N.W. of Thetford.
The name may also be spelled Cranwick.
See also Cranworth.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of the Virgin Mary
Description and pictures.

Church Records

Farrow, Charles W.; and Palgrave-Moore, Patrick
The Parish Registers of Norfolk: Cranwich, 1691-1837, transcribed and indexed.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society, monograph series no.10, 1986]
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in 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), Cranwich was in Thetford Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


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
Families Population
18011013  79
18111414  92
18211314  70
18311515  88
185116--  96
Year   Inhabited
Families Population

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