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Norfolk: Denver

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Denver is about 12 miles S. of King's Lynn.

Cemeteries

Church of St Mary
Transcriptions and photographs of gravestones in the churchyard.
Not all gravestones may be included, even when a site is marked as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be photographed.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary
Services, pictures, etc.
Church of St Mary
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary
Services, etc.
Church of St Mary
Description and pictures of the stained glass windows.

Church Records

Archdeacon's Transcripts
Marriages 1725-1812.
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), Denver was in Downham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Denver Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, etc.
Denver
Past and Present: Pictures.
Denver
Pictures.
Denver Sluice
Description and pictures.
Denver Tower Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Denver Tower Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Apling, Harry
Denver Windmill.
[Norwich, Norfolk County Council, Norfolk Windmills Trust, 1981]
Denver Salter's Lode Smock Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

History

Shaw, Christopher
Denver, Downham Market and Bexwell, Welney, West Dereham: a brief history for local and family historians.
[Printed by Spindrift Print and Publishing, Series: Downham Market and around Book 2, 2009]

Land and Property

Crow Hall
Description, history and pictures.
Drainage
See Stoke Ferry, Welney and Wimbotsham
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour for Denver, including Fordham, Ryston, Roxham and Bexwell.
World Wars 1 and 2.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

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
1801107120539
1811  94129622
1821111156770
1831175177850
1841187---910
1851185---942
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1861195---932
1871205216862
1881195199837
1891193193803
1901184184769
1911---192731

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.

1901 Census
"Including Denver Sluice."

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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April 2015