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Norfolk: Felmingham

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Felmingham is about 4 miles E.N.E. of Aylsham.


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Church Directories

Church History

The Church of St Andrew
Pictures of the church.
Bestelink, William
A short guide to the church of St Andrew, Felmingham.
Hall, Bryan
The Felmingham group of parishes, brief historical notes on the churches of Felmingham, Suffield, Colby, Banningham and Tuttington.
[Felmingham, The Churches, 1977]

Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1725-1812, Marriages 1725-1811 and Burials 1725-1811.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
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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), Felmingham was in Tunstead and Happing Registration District.

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

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Description and Travel

Felmingham Mill
Description and pictures.
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Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Kelly, Geoffrey
Felmingham Hall, a history, based upon documentary sources.
Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of claims (171): North Walsham and Felmingham.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1808.
Great Britain: Statute
North Walsham and Felmingham inclosure act, 1808.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of North Walsham and Felmingham, in the county of Norfolk.
[An independently printed edition of the act, 1808]
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Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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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
1861104  --434
1871  94  95392
1891  96  98424
1901  96  97437
1911  --  99420

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
"Figures include Low Common."

Voting Registers

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October 2003