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Felthorpe is about 7 miles N.N.W. of Norwich.

Cemeteries

Church of St Margaret
Transcriptions and photographs of gravestones in the churchyard.
Not all gravestones may be included, even when a site is marked as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be photographed.
Church of St Margaret
Transcriptions and photographs of gravestones in the churchyard.
Not all gravestones may be included, even when a site is marked as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be photographed.
Baptist Church
Transcriptions and photographs of gravestones in the churchyard.
Not all gravestones may be included, even when a site is marked as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be photographed.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Butler-Stoney, Richard
The Church of St Margaret, Felthorpe.
[Church Tours, Typescript in Norwich Local Studies Library, 1988]
Church of St Margaret
Description and pictures.
Church of St Margaret
Services, etc.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1712-1900, Banns 1754-1900, Marriages 1715-1900 and Burials 1723-1900.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
Marriages
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), Felthorpe was in St Faith's Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Checkland, Madeline A.
Felthorpe through the ages.
[1980s]
Felthorpe Parish Council
News, councillors, meetings, minutes, etc.
Felthorpe Mill Farm Post Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Felthorpe Mill Hill Post Mill
Description, history and picture.
Felthorpe Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Felthorpe Inclosure Act, 1777.
An act for dividing, allotting and inclosing the dole or heath lands, commons and waste grounds within the parish of Felthorpe, in the county of Norfolk.
[1777]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

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
1801  53  62289
1811  47  67336
1821  53  79370
1831101101502
1841110  --574
1851116  --565
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1861121  --514
1871120120521
1881106110463
1891100111400
1901  97  97404
1911  --  91356

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
"ST. FAITHS. The decrease of population in most of the parishes comprised in the District of St. Faiths is attributed to the migration of labourers and their families to the manufacturing districts."

Voting Registers

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November 2014