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Glandford is about 3 miles N.W. of Holt.
The name may also be spelled Glanford.
It is also known as Glandford with Bayfield and as Glandford cum Bayfield.
See also Bayfield.


The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of Holt (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Glandford.
See Thornage
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Martin
Description, history, incumbents, pictures, etc.
Church of St Martin
Description and pictures.
Church of St Martin
Services, etc.
Church of St Martin
Description and pictures.
Linnell, Charles Lawrence Scruton
St Martin's Church, Glandford.
With list of rectors.
[Cromer, Cheverton and Son, 1989?]

Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1687-1811, Marriages 1687-1735 and Burials 1697-1805.
[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), Glandford was in Erpingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Glandford Shell Museum
Description and pictures.
Glandford Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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


Mellor, Derick
The Glaven Valley: Historical Jottings.
[Cromer, Cheverton and Son, 1989]
Mellor, Derick
The Glaven Valley: Further Historical Jottings.
(Compiled by Marjorie Missen).
[Blakeney?, 1994]

Land and Property

See Blakeney
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

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.

For some years the figures are combined for Glandford with Bayfield, while in other years they are given separately. Below, (B) means Bayfield only, and (G) means Glandford only.

Year   Inhabited
Families Population
1801  2  2   17   (B)
 1414   71   (G)
18111414  68
18211819  93
1841  3--   21   (B)
 17--   81   (G)
1851  3--   18   (B)
 18--   94   (G)
Year   Inhabited
Families Population
1861  4--   30   (B)
 17--   74   (G)

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.

Voting Registers

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January 2009