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Guist is about 6 miles S.E. of Fakenham.
The name may also be spelled Geist or Geiste.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Sparham, in the archdeaconry of Norwich.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both
before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to St Andrew.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- Church of St Andrew
- Description and pictures.
- Church of St Andrew
- Services, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Parish Register Transcripts
- Baptisms 1813-1880
- These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's
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.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
- Guist Water Mill
- Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
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
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
- Statement of Claims (24): Geist.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 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]
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
- Roll of Honour
- World War 1.
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
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."
See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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