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Norfolk: Garveston

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Garveston is about 7 miles N.W. of Wymondham.
The name may also be spelled Garvestone.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Margaret
Description and pictures.
Church of St Margaret
Services, etc.
Church of St Margaret
Picture of the church.
 
Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.
Follow the link to the home page, then search for the church.

Church Records

Campling, Arthur
Index of Baptisms, Garveston, 1538-1676, 1712-1812.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Campling, Arthur
Index of Marriages, Garveston, 1538-1676, 1712-1812.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Campling, Arthur
Index of Burials, Garveston, 1561-1676.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Parish Register Transcripts
Marriages.
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), Garveston was in Mitford and Launditch Registration District.

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Description and Travel

Garvestone, Reymerston and Thuxton Parish Council
Councillors, etc.
Garveston Post Mill
Description, history and map.
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Directories

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Historical Geography

Garveston is in Mitford hundred.

Land and Property

Inclosure
See Westfield
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Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
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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
18014253247
18114564275
18217075330
18317073333
184179--386
185188--421
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186183  --383
187189102353
188185  85336
189185  85322
190178  78286
1911--  78284

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
MITFORD. The decrease of population in most of the parishes comprised in the Mitford District is attributed to the migration of labourers to towns, and to Yorkshire and Northumberland, &c."

Voting Registers

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May 2011