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Norfolk: Halvergate

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Halvergate is about 7 miles W. of Gt Yarmouth.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

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

Church Records

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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), Halvergate was in Blofield Registration District.

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Description and Travel

Halvergate Village Pages
Local information, maps, etc.
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Directories

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Historical Geography

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

History

Grint, Brian S.
The Halvergate Chronicles.
[Typescript in Norwich Local Studies Library, 1984]
Hutchinson, Sheila
The Halvergate Fleet, past and present.
[Norwich, 2001]

Land and Property

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Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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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
1801  5979397
1811  7980392
1821  7681449
1831  8488465
1841102--495
1851116--545
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1861113  --541
1871115115452
1881123124482
1891115117504
1901106106455
1911  --109473

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.

1851 and 1861 Censuses
"Parts of the following Parishes in the South Walsham Subdistrict, are situate in the Marshes at distances varying from two to seven miles from the respective villages: South Walsham St. Lawrence, Upton, Acle, Halvergate, Tunstall, Wickhampton, Freethorpe, and Reedham."

Voting Registers

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July 2004