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Norfolk: Forncett St Mary

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Forncett St Mary is about 6 miles S.E. of Wymondham.
See also Forncett St Peter.

Archives and Libraries

Forncett Industrial Steam Museum
A collection of stationary steam engines.


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See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Cotton, Simon and Tricker, Roy
The Forncetts, St. Edmund, St. Mary, St. Peter.
(The churches of St Peter, Forncett St Peter, St Mary, Forncett St Mary and St Edmund, Forncett End).
[Forncett, The Churches and Norfolk Churches Trust, 1980s]

Church Records

Archdeacon's Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
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), Forncett St Mary was in Depwade Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Forncett Village Pages
Local news and information, parish council, etc.
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See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Forncett St Mary is in Depwade Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Depwade Hundred
Description of Depwade Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

Land and Property

Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of claims (72): Forncett Saint Peter and Saint Mary.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1810.
Great Britain: Statute
Forncett Saint Peter and Forncett Saint Mary Inclosure Act, 1809.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Forncett Saint Peter and Forncett Saint Mary, in the county of Norfolk.
[An independently printed edition of the act, 1809]
1565: Land Survey
Forncett St Mary and Forncett St Peter.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Davenport, Frances Gardiner
The economic development of a Norfolk manor, 1086-1565.
(This is the manor of Forncett).
[London, Cass, 1967]
[Originally published: Cambridge, University Press, 1906]


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

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June 2015