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Norfolk: Eccles by the Sea

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Eccles by the Sea is about 14 miles E. of Aylsham.
It is consolidated with Hempstead near Stalham in some records.
See also Eccles in south west Norfolk.


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See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church Records

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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1869 (and for the censuses in 1851 and 1861), Eccles was in Tunstead and Happing Registration District.

This district was renamed on 1st January 1870 and, from then until 1930, Eccles was in Smallburgh Registration District for civil registration and for the censuses of 1871 to 1901.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

No author
Eccles next the Sea, Norfolk, and the erosion of the East Coast.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Eccles by the Sea is in Happing Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Happing Hundred
Description of Happing Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk


Palmer, Frederick Danby
Eccles by the sea.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.12, 1895]
Pestell, Ronald and Stannard, David
Eccles-Juxta-Mare, a lost village discovered.
[ISBN 0952641402, Steeple Publishing, 1995]

Land and Property

Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of Claims: Repps with Bastwick (39) and Eccles next the Sea.
Great Britain: Statute
Repps and Eccles Inclosure and Drainage Act, 1807.
An act for inclosing and draining lands within the parishes of Repps with Bastwick and Eccles next the Sea, in the county of Norfolk, 27th April 1807.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1807]
Land allotment and drainage
See Hempstead.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

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January 2003