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Norfolk: Deopham

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Deopham is about 5 miles W. of Wymondham.
It includes Deopham Green and Deopham Stallard.
The name may also be spelled Deepham.
It is pronounced as Deepam and as Deefam.


Church of St Andrew
Transcriptions of gravestones in the churchyard.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Andrew
Description and pictures.
Church of St Andrew
Description, services, etc.
Church of St Andrew
Plan of the church.
Deopham Green Methodist Church
Deopham Green Methodist Church: 1837-1987.
[Deopham, The Church, 1987]

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Archdeacons' Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
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), Deopham was in Forehoe Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

History of Deopham
Description, history, pictures, churches, censuses, maps, airfield, schools, etc.
There is a lot of information here. Several links from this Genuki Norfolk page are direct links into relevant pages on this site.
Deopham and Hackford Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, etc.
Deopham Smock Mill
Deopham Tower Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Deopham Inclosure Act, 1812.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Deopham, in the county of Norfolk.
Allen, Richard
The parliamentary enclosure of Deopham, 1778-1814.
[Norfolk Archaeological and Historical Research Group, in "Bulletin of the Norfolk Archaeological and Historical Research Group", no.8, 1999]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Maps of Deopham
From the 18th century.
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military History

Deopham Green Airfield
Description and pictures.
Deopham Green Airfield
Description and pictures.
Deopham Green Airfield
Description and pictures.

Military Records

War Memorial
World War 1.
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
1801  56  78352
1811  59  77369
1821  68100471
1831  75110506
Year   Inhabited
Families Population
1881  89  90424
1891  93  93395
1901  82  83305
1911---  91341

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 Deopham Green, Deopham Stallard, and Low Common."


Schools in Deopham
Description and picture.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
November 2011