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Norfolk: Hempton

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Hempton is about ½ a mile S. of Fakenham.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of the Holy Trinity
Description and pictures.
Church of the Holy Trinity
Services, etc.

Church Records

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), Hempton was in Walsingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Fitzjohn, Peter
The Story of Hempton.
With list of priors of Hempton, and vicars of Holy Trinity Church.
[Fakenham, printed by Wyman and Sons Ltd, 1956]
Nicholson, Nita
Hamatuna - Hempton: a village community 1066-1977.
[Hempton, 1977]
Hempton Parish Council
Councillors, etc.
Hempton Abbey Farm Post Mill
Description and history.
Hempton Post Mill
Description and history.
Hempton Tower Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Hempton Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

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Historical Geography

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

History

Le Strange, John
The Account of the Bursar of Hempton Priory, 1500-1501.
[Norwich, Samuel Miller, in "The Norfolk Antiquarian Miscellany" vol 1, part 1, 1873]

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----235
18114551232
18216069299
18317684411
184181--447
185193--477
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1861  97  --459
1871103107484
1881113148566
1891112112476
1901117117471
1911  --120489

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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September 2008