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Hethel is about 7 miles S.W. of Norwich.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
Church of All Saints
Picture of the church
Sinclair, Meredith; and Wilson, Richard
All Saints Church, Hethel, Norfolk.
[Hethel, All Saints Church, 1970s]

Church Records

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), Hethel was in Henstead Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Bracon Ash and Hethel Parish Council
Parish council meetings, minutes, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Kelly, Geoffrey Ian
Moat House, Hethel: a history.
[Typescript in Norwich Norfolk Studies Library, 1996]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military History

Hethel Airfield
Description, history and pictures.
Bodle, Peter
The 389th Bomb Group in Norfolk: a pictorial history of the USAAF's 389th Bombardment Group at Hethel, during WWII.
[ISBN 0955191610, Stoke Ferry, Liberator Publishing, 2006]
Bowman, Martin W.
Airfield Focus 53: Hethel.
[ISBN 1870384989, Peterborough, GMS Enterprises, 2002]
Rhoads, John M.
Memories of World War II.
[Little Rock,AR, 1999]
Wilson, Paul, and Mackay, Ron
The Sky Scorpions: the story of the 389th Bombardment Group in World War II.
[ISBN 0764324225, Schiffer, 2006]

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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August 2008