Norfolk: Hempstead near Stalham
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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.
Not all memorials may be included, even when a transcription is marked
as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be read
See also Norfolk Parish Links: 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 also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Waxham, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
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 and location.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- These are included in
Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
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
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Hempstead is in Happing Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Happing Hundred
- Description of Happing Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
- Hempstead History
- Mediaeval history.
This is a link to an archived copy.
Land and Property
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- Great Britain: Statute
- Hempstead and other parishes land-allotment and drainage act,
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]
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc
See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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