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Norfolk: Easton

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Easton is about 7 miles W.N.W. of Norwich.
See also Eaton.


Not all memorials may be included, even when a transcription is marked as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be read or photographed.

Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
Memorial Inscriptions of the Church and Churchyard of St Peter, Easton, Norfolk.
[Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 2012]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter
Services, etc.
Church Bells
Church Bells, as described in 1874.

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), Easton was in Forehoe Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Easton Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Easton 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


Burt, Roger M.
A Brief History of Easton, Norfolk.
Easton Village History Project
The Book of Easton: Memories of Cardinal Adam de Easton's birthplace.
[ISBN 1841143391, Halsgrove, 2004]

Land and Property

See 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


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
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.

1861 Census
"The decrease of population in the parish of Easton is attributed to the migration of young persons."

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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February 2016