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Guist is about 6 miles S.E. of Fakenham.
The name may also be spelled Geist or Geiste.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Andrew
Description and pictures.
Church of St Andrew
Services, etc.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Marriages
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Guist was in Mitford and Launditch Registration District.

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Description and Travel

Guist Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
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Directories

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Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of Claims (24): Geist.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1813.
[1813]
Great Britain: Statute
Guist Inclosure Act, 1813.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Geist, in the county of Norfolk: 23rd March 1813.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1813]
[London, J. Dorington, 1813]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World War 1.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

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
18012848234
18113257260
18213973308
18317889363
184182--425
185176--368
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186175--361
18717074330
18817677390
18917474366
19017575381
1911--80352

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.

1901 Census
"Including Upper Guist."

Voting Registers

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September 2008