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Norfolk: Hempstead near Stalham

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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Hempstead near Stalham is about 14 miles E. of Aylsham.
It is consolidated with Eccles by the Sea in some records, and is known as Hempstead with Eccles.
See also Hempstead by Holt.

Cemeteries

Chastney, Roy
Hempstead St Andrew: Memorials in the church and graveyard, with burial records 1813-1998.
[Typescript in Norwich local studies library, 1998]
The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of Happing (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Hempstead.
See Brumstead
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Andrew
Description and pictures.
Church of St Andrew
Services and location.

Church Records

Marriages
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in 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 1869 (and for the censuses in 1851 and 1861), Hempstead was in Tunstead and Happing Registration District.

This district was renamed on 1st January 1870 and, from then until 1930, Hempstead was in Smallburgh Registration District for civil registration and for the censuses of 1871 to 1901.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Hempstead near Stalham is in Happing hundred.

History

Hempstead History
Mediaeval history.
This is a link to an archived copy.

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Hempstead and other parishes land-allotment and drainage act, 1812.
An act for allotting the lands in the parish of Hempstead, in the county of Norfolk, and for the drainage of the marshes or fen grounds within the said parish; and of certain other marshes, meadows, and low grounds, within the several parishes of Happisburgh, Eccles, Palling next the Sea, Lessingham, and Ingham, in the county aforesaid: 20th March 1812.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1812]

Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Tunstead and Happing Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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September 2008