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Norfolk: Hilgay

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Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints.
Description of the bells and picture of the church.

Church Records

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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Hilgay was in Downham Registration District.

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Description and Travel

Hilgay Station Signalman's Box
Great Eastern Railway.
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Directories

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Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Beechey, Rev. St. Vincent
The history of a lost deed: executed by Sir John Wray, 1656, whereby certain lands which have been 200 years in possession of Hilgay parish church were conveyed to the poor of Hilgay.
[London, Skeffington and Son, 1888]
Great Britain: Statute
Hilgay Drainage Act, 1831.
An act for more effectually draining certain fen lands and wet grounds called the Great West Fen, in the parish of Hilgay: 30th March 1831.
[London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1831]
Great Britain: Statute
Hilgay Great West Fen Drainage Act, 1854.
An act for more effectually draining certain fen lands and wet grounds called the Great West Fen, in the parish of Hilgay: 24th July 1854.
[London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1854]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

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July 2015