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Fersfield is about 4 miles N.W. of Diss.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Redenhall, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both
before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to St Andrew.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- Church of St Andrew
- Description and pictures.
- Church of St Andrew
- Services, etc.
- Bryant, Thomas Hugh
- Norfolk churches: Fersfield.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Campling, Arthur
- Index of Marriages, Fersfield, 1565-1741.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
- These are included in
Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1902 (and for the censuses of 1851 to 1901), Fersfield was in
Guiltcross Registration District.
This district was abolished on 1st April 1902 and, from then until 1930,
Fersfield was in
Depwade Registration District
for civil registration.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
- Bressingham and Fersfield
- Parish council, organisations, news, pictures, etc.
- Fersfield Post Mill
- Description, history and map.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Fersfield is in Diss Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Diss Hundred
- Description of Diss Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
Land and Property
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- See Bressingham
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
- RAF Fersfield
- Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
- War Memorial
- World War 1.
This is a link to an archived copy.
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
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
- "GUILTCROSS. The decrease of population in most of the parishes
of this District is attributed partly to the migration of
labourers to towns and manufacturing districts. In some parishes
it has also been consequent upon the failure of hand-loom
- 1901 Census
- "Including Fersfield Common."
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