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Norfolk: Fulmodeston with Croxton

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Fulmodeston with Croxton is about 4 miles E. of Fakenham.
The name may also be spelled Fulmodestone or Fulmodston.
It is also known as Fulmodeston cum Croxton.
See also Croxton near Thetford.


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See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Christ Church
Description and pictures.
Christ Church
Services, etc.

Church of St Mary the Virgin
Description and pictures of the ruins.

Chapel of St John the Baptist
Description and pictures of the ruins.

Tuck, Donald J.
The Parish of Fulmodestone and its Churches.
Christ Church, Fulmodestone; St Mary the Virgin, Fulmodestone; and St John the Baptist, Croxton.
[Fulmodeston, The Churches, 1970s]

Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.
Follow the link to the home page, then search for the church.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880 at the Church of St Mary the Virgin
Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1727-1812, Marriages 1728-1812 and Burials 1727-1812.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
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), Fulmodeston with Croxton was in Walsingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Croxton Post Mill
Description and history.
Croxton Tower Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Fulmodeston with Croxton is in Gallow Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Gallow Hundred
Description of Gallow Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

Land and Property

Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of Claims (89): Fulmodeston with Croxton, Stibbard, Little Ryburgh, and Great Ryburgh.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1808.
Great Britain: Statute
Fulmodestone and other parishes Land-allotment Act, 1808.
An act for allotting lands in the parishes of Fulmodeston with Croxton, Stibbard, Little Ryburgh, and Great Ryburgh, in the county of Norfolk.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


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
186187  --400
187191  93390
189181  81337
190175  75339
1911--  71300

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.

1841 Census
"About 100 paupers were passed from Fulmodestone to America about five years since."

Voting Registers

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May 2010