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Norfolk: Illington

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Illington is about 6 miles N.E. of Thetford.
See also Hillington.

Cemeteries

Church of St Andrew
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

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Andrew
Description and picture.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Marriages
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), Illington was in Wayland Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

History

Davison, Alan J.; Green, Barbara; and Milligan, Bill
Illington: a study of a Breckland parish and its Anglo-Saxon cemetery.
[ISBN 0905594096, Norfolk Museums Service, East Anglian Archaeology, report no.63, 1993]

Land and Property

Land Tax
Principal property owners and occupiers, and the amounts paid.
1767-1768, 1782-1798, 1800-1814, and 1814-1833.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

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
1801  511  71
1811  617  72
1821  715  96
1831  817  91
184116--  93
185119--111
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186121--88
1871202091
1881202084
1891191978
1901151666
1911--1565

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.

Other population figures

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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December 2015