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Norfolk: Hingham

For more information about this parish see Norfolk Parish Links.
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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Hingham is about 6 miles W. of Wymondham.
It is also the name of a deanery.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Andrew
Minister, services, location, description, history, pictures, etc.
Church of St Andrew
Description and pictures.
No author
The story of Hingham Church.
[Norwich, Goose, 1947]
Norris, Roger and Watson, Maureen
Historic Hassocks of Hingham.
[St Andrew's Church, Hingham, 1990]

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
Marriages
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in 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), Hingham was in Forehoe Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Hingham Town Pages
Description, history, churches, Lincoln connection, maps, pictures, etc.
Hingham Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Hingham Tower Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Hingham Society History Group
Hingham, one hundred years captured in photographs.
[Hingham Society History Group, c1992]
Hingham Society History Group
Hingham, one hundred years captured in photographs.
[Hingham Society History Group, vol 2, 1998]
Norris, Roger
Hingham, a short guide.
[ISBN N004430662(?), 1988]
St Andrew's Church, Hingham
Parish and people, an exhibition illustrating aspects of parish life in former days, June 1980.
[Hingham, Friends of St Andrew's Church, Typescript, 1980]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Emigration and Immigration

The ancestor of Abraham Lincoln is thought to have been born in Hingham, Norfolk and, in the 1630s, people sailed from here and settled in Hingham Massachusetts.
Hingham Society History Group
Hingham, the American connection, from the earliest settlers to the present day.
[Hingham Society History Group, 1999]
Lonsdale, Mary E.
The heyday of their strength, the story of the emigrants from Hingham, Norfolk to the New World in the 17th century.
[Wymondham, George Reeve, 1979]
Hingham (Massachusetts) Town Government Pages
Town services, facilities, etc.
Hingham (Massachusetts) Historical Society
History, etc.
History of Hingham, Massachusetts, 1893
This book, published in 1893, is being put online. It contains information on many aspects of Hingham, including history, genealogies, religion, etc.

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Hingham is in Forehoe hundred.

History

History of Hingham
(From "The Norfolk Village Book", Countryside Books and the Norfolk Federation of Women's Institutes, 1990)
Hingham Society History Group
Hingham during the Second World War.
[ISBN NS00017546(?), Hingham Society History Group, c1996]
Lonsdale, Mary E.
Hingham and St Andrew's Church.
[1971]
Lonsdale, Mary E.
Hingham in history.
[1970s]
Wallis, A.
Lincoln's Hingham, a concise guide to the history of the town and its many connections with the U.S.A.
[Hingham, Lincoln's Tea and Coffee Shoppe, 1990s]
Watt, George Gordon and Johnson, John Barham
History of Hingham, Norfolk, and its Church of St Andrew.
[East Dereham, Mason, 1921]

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Hingham Enclosure Act 1781.
An act for dividing, and inclosing commons and waste lands within the parish of Hingham, in the county of Norfolk.
[1781]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Hingham Heritage Map
With sketches. This is a link to an archived copy.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Forehoe Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Names, Personal

Lincoln
See Norfolk People and Families

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

Poll Books
1734
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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May 2006