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Norfolk: East Lexham

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

East Lexham is about 5 miles N.N.E. of Swaffham.
See also West Lexham.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

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

Church Records

Marriages 1541-1812
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 1.
Marriages
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
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), East Lexham was in Mitford and Launditch Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

East Lexham Post Mill
Description.
East Lexham Plantation Post Mill
Description.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

East Lexham is in Launditch hundred.

History

Foster, W.R.B. (edited by Jonathan Mardle)
East Lexham, the story of a regeneration, 1946-1979.
[1979?]
Litcham Historical and Amenity Society
The Book of Litcham with Lexham and Mileham.
[ISBN 1841141909, Halsgrove Community History Series, 2002]

Land and Property

Kelly, Geoffrey Ian
Lexham Hall, a history based upon manuscript sources.
[1985?]
Inclosure
See Great Dunham.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

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
18012222119
18111827166
18213636186
18312138206
184145--236
185148--253
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186147--226
18714549210
18814446191
18914848198
19014444179
1911--46189

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.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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February 2009