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Norfolk: Hindolveston

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Hindolveston is about 8 miles S. of Holt.
The name is pronounced as Hilveston.


Old Church of St George
Transcriptions and photographs of gravestones in the churchyard.
Not all gravestones may be included, even when a site is marked as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be photographed.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Craske, David; and Lord, John Fairbourne
A Brief History of Hindolveston St George.
To commemorate the centenary of the collapse of old St George's church, Hindolveston, 1892-1992.
[Albion Graphics, 1992?]
Church of St George
Description and pictures.
Old Church of St George
Description and pictures.
Church of St George
Services, etc.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
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), Hindolveston was in Aylsham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Hindolveston Post Mill
Description, history and map.
Hindolveston Tower Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of Claims: Hindolveston (73), Swanton Novers (26), and Wood Norton.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1811.
Great Britain: Statute
Hindolveston, Swanton Novers and Wood Norton Inclosure Act, 1811.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Hindolveston, Swanton Novers, and Wood Norton, in the county of Norfolk.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World War 1.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


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
Families Population
1811  97136656
Year   Inhabited
Families Population

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.

1851 Census
"To the demolition of some cottages, and the uninhabited state of others, is ascribed a decrease of population since 1841, in the Parish of Hindolveston."

Other population figures

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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September 2014