Norfolk: Holme Hale
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Holme Hale is about 5 miles S.E. of Swaffham.
The name may also be found as Holm Hale and Home Hale.
See also Holme next the sea
and Holme next Runcton
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
- Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
- Memorial Inscriptions for the Church of St Andrew.
Including a plan of the church and churchyard, inscriptions, and
[Mid Norfolk FHS, 2000?]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- Church of St Andrew
- Location, etc.
- Church of St Andrew
- Description and pictures.
- Broke, R.S.
- Guide to the Church of St Andrew, Holme Hale.
[Holme Hale, The Church, Pickenham Print, 1980s]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Parish Register Transcripts
- Baptisms and
- Marriages 1539-1837
- See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 5.
- These are included in
Boyd's Marriage Index.
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Holme Hale was in
Swaffham Registration District.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
- Holme Hale Post Mill
- Description and history.
- Holme Hale Smock Mill
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Holme Hale is in South Greenhoe hundred.
- Carthew, George Alfred
- A history, topographical, archaeological, genealogical, and
biographical, of the parishes of West and East Bradenham, with
those of Necton and Holme Hale, in the county of Norfolk, from
the Public Records, Court Rolls, Wills, Parish Registers, and
[Norwich, Agas H. Goose, 1883]
- Hunt, Alec (edited by Chris Dawes)
- The Holme Hale Story.
[Holme Hale, c1985]
Land and Property
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
- Statement of claims (62): Holme Hale and West Bradenham.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1801.
- Great Britain: statute
- Holme Hale and West Bradenham Inclosure act, 1801.
An act for dividing, allotting, and inclosing the whole year
inclosures, open fields, commonable grounds, commons, and
waste lands, within the parishes of Holme Hale and West
Bradenham, in the county of Norfolk.
[An independently printed edition of the act, 1801]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Swaffham Registration District, 1836
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish and nearby places.
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
|1881|| 92|| 95||411|
|1891|| 93|| 93||374|
|1901|| 74|| 74||311|
|1911|| --|| 82||301|
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.
- 1861 Census
- "The decrease of population in Great Cressingham, Holme-Hale,
and Igborough is attributed to labourers having left, owing
to the lowness of wages, &c."
See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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