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Hoveton St Peter is about 8 miles N.E. of Norwich.
The name may be pronounced as Hofton.
See also Hoveton St John.

Cemeteries

Church of St Peter
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.
The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of Tunstead (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Hoveton St Peter.
See Ashmanhaugh
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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter
Services, etc.
 
Wroxham and Hoveton United Reformed Church
Minister, services, etc.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms, Banns, Marriages and Burials
Marriages
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1869 (and for the censuses in 1851 and 1861), Hoveton St Peter was in Tunstead and Happing Registration District.

This district was renamed on 1st January 1870 and, from then until 1930, Hoveton St Peter was in Smallburgh Registration District for civil registration and for the censuses of 1871 to 1901.

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Description and Travel

Hoveton Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, map, etc.
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Directories

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Historical Geography

Hoveton St Peter is in Tunstead Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Tunstead Hundred
Description of Tunstead Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

Land and Property

Great Britain: Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of Claims: Belaugh, Scottow, Little Hautbois, Hoveton St Peter.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1828.
[1828]
Great Britain: Statute
Belaugh and other parishes Inclosure Act, 1828.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Belaugh, Scottow, Little Hautbois, and Hoveton Saint Peter, in the county of Norfolk: 9th May 1828.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1828]
[London, Doringtons and Jones, 1828]
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

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
18011313  71
18111115  97
18211520117
18312525129
184127--137
185127--122
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186127--131
18712626135
18812628138
18912424136
19012424121
1911--22102

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
"TUNSTEAD. The decrease of population in most of the parishes comprised in the Tunstead District, which forms the "Tunstead and Happing Incorporation" for the support of the poor, is attributed to emigration and the migration of young persons to other parts."

Voting Registers

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April 2015