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Hockering is about 6 miles E. of East Dereham.
See also Hockham and Hockwold.

Cemeteries

Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
St Michael, Hockering: Memorial Inscriptions.
[Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 2003]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Michael
Description and pictures.
Church of St Michael
Services, etc.

Church Records

Campling, Arthur
Index of Baptisms: Hockering, 1571-1783.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Campling, Arthur
Index of Marriages: Hockering, 1561-1753.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Campling, Arthur
Index of Burials: Hockering, 1561-1758.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Archdeacon's Transcripts or Bishop's 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), Hockering was in Mitford and Launditch Registration District.

Description and Travel

Hockering
News, parish council, etc.
Hockering Post Mill
Short description.
Hockering Tower Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Hockering Water Mill
Short description.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

Historical Geography

Hockering is in Mitford hundred.

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Hockering and Morton on the Hill Inclosure Act, 1825.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Hockering and Morton in the county of Norfolk: 20th May 1825.
[London, Eyre and Strahan, 1825]
[London, Dorington and Son, 1825]

Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Mitford and Launditch Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World War 1.
Roll of Honour
World War 1.

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
18013558276
18113566344
18213973392
18315187438
184191--457
185188--420
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186187--387
18718989404
18818994372
18918386359
19018086376
1911--79308

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.

1901 Census
"Including Hockering Heath."

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September 2008