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Norfolk: Hassingham

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Hassingham is about 9 miles E.S.E. of Norwich.
The name may also be spelled Hasingham.
See also Great Massingham and Little Massingham.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary
Services, description and picture.
Church of St Mary
Pictures of the church.

Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Burials
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), Hassingham was in Blofield Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Strumpshaw, Buckenham and Hassingham
Description and pictures.
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Directories

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Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Cantley and Hassingham Inclosure and Drainage Act, 1800.
An act for dividing, allotting, and inclosing, the commons and waste grounds within the parishes of Cantley and Hassingham, in the county of Norfolk, and for draining and preserving the same, and also certain marsh lands within the same parishes, 25th March 1800.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1800]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

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
18011320112
18111819100
18212121103
18312428140
184121--104
185123--127
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186123--118
18712123116
18812222104
18912020122
19012020106
1911--21103

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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April 2010