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Norfolk: Emneth

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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Emneth is about 10 miles S.W. of King's Lynn.

Cemeteries

Fenland Family History Society
Emneth St Edmund and the Parochial Cemetery.
Memorial Inscriptions, and images of St Edmund's Burial Register 1918-1980.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Edmund
Description and pictures.
Church of St Edmund
Services, etc.
Church of St Edmund
Description of the bells and picture of the church.
The Fen and Marshland Churches
This includes Emneth.
See Walsoken.

Emneth Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts and Bishop's Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials (search main index).
Fenland Family History Society
Emneth St Edmund and the Parochial Cemetery.
Memorial Inscriptions, and images of St Edmund's Burial Register 1918-1980.
Marriages
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), Emneth was in Wisbech Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Emneth Parish Council
Councillors, minutes, pictures, etc.
Emneth Smock Mill
Description and history.
Emneth Tower Mill
Description, history and map.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Emneth is in Freebridge Marshland hundred.

Land and Property

Statement of Claims and Enclosure, 1796
See Walpole St Peter
Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of Claims: Marshland Smeeth and Marshland Fen.
Claims for Emneth.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1796.
[1798]
Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of Claims: Emneth.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1817.
[1817]
Great Britain: Statute
Emneth Inclosure Act, 1817.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Emneth, in the county of Norfolk, 23rd May 1817.
[1817]

Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Wisbech Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.

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
1801149173  711
1811164185  809
1821192225  970
1831213220  995
1841232--1065
1851242--1092
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1861247--1023
18712422421048
18812282311001
1891225227  922
1901240241  960
1911--2791082

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.

1821 Census
"An inclosure of land is mentioned as having caused an increase of Population at Emneth."
1841, 1851 and 1861 Censuses
The figures are from the population tables for Cambridgeshire.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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March 2010