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Norfolk: Hedenham

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Hedenham is about 3 miles N.W. of Bungay (which is in Suffolk).
The name may also be spelled Heddenham.


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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter
Description, services, picture, etc.
Church of St Peter
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter
Services, etc.
Church of St Peter.
Picture of the church.

Church Records

Parish Registers
List of Surnames of People who come from other Parishes
(these people are often known as "Strays")
Marriages 1559-1812
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 4.
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
Extracts from the parish registers
Legacy given by Elizabeth Richman in 1583.
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), Hedenham was in Loddon and Clavering Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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


Paget, Arthur Gordon Westwood
A short guide to the Church and Parish of Hedenham, Norfolk.
[Bungay, H.W. Short, 1936]

Land and Property

Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of claims: Earsham, Ditchingham and Hedenham.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1812.
[London, Luke Hansard and Sons, printers, 1812]
Great Britain: Statute
Earsham, Ditchingham and Hedenham Inclosure Act, 1812.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Earsham, Ditchingham, and Edenham [Hedenham], in the county of Norfolk: 20th March 1812.
[London, Luke Hansard and Sons, printers, 1812]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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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.

Year   Inhabited
Families Population
Year   Inhabited
Families Population

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