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Norfolk: Denton

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Denton is about 4 miles W. of Bungay (which is in Suffolk).


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of the Virgin Mary
Description and pictures.
(No author)
A short history of the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Denton.
[Denton, The Church, 1970s]
Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.
Follow the link to the home page, then search for the church.
Killick, Stanley E.
The Congregational churches of Harleston, Wortwell, Denton and Alburgh: a short history.
[Ramsgate, Kent, The Church Publishers, 1960s]

Church Records

Campling, Arthur
Index of Baptisms: Denton, 1559-1804.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Campling, Arthur
Index of Marriages: Denton, 1559-1753.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Campling, Arthur
Index of Burials: Denton, 1580-1647.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
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), Denton was in Depwade Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Denton Village Pages
News, pictures, church, chapel, societies, etc.
Compiled by the inhabitants
A Snapshot of Denton - a journey in pictures around the village.
[Denton, Norfolk, Erskine Press, 2000]
Extract from the book
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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


Extracts from the Domesday Book.

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Topcroft and Denton Inclosure Act, 1804.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Topcroft and Denton, in the county of Norfolk.
Denton Castle
Description and history.
Manning, Charles Robertson
Earthworks at the Castle Hill, Darrow Wood, Denton.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.9, 1884]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
January 2007