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Norfolk: Great Cressingham

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Great Cressingham is about 6 miles S.S.E. of Swaffham.
See also Little Cressingham.


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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Michael
Description and pictures.

Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.
Follow the link to the home page, then search for the church.
Chapman, Cecil F.
Cressingham and its chapels: Great Cressingham New Methodist Chapel, 50th anniversary, 1932-1982.
[Great Cressingham, 1982]

Church Records

Marriages 1557-1812
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 3.
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
Birch, Charles George Roberts
On certain brasses at Necton and Great Cressingham.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.12, 1895]
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), Great Cressingham was in Swaffham Registration District.

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Description and Travel

Great Cressingham Mill
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Historical Geography

Great Cressingham is in South Greenhoe hundred.

Land and Property

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Manor Court Rolls of Great Cressingham 1328-29
From "English Manorial Documents" by E.P. Cheyney, 1907.
Chandler, Henry W.
Five court rolls of Great Cressingham in the county of Norfolk.
Court rolls in Latin, with English translation, introduction and notes.
[London, Printed by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1885]


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


Great Cressingham National School
A Victorian school experience.

Voting Registers

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May 2007