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Norfolk: Middleton

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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Middleton is about 3 miles S.E. of King's Lynn.
It includes the hamlets of Blackborough End, Fair Green, and Tower End.

Cemeteries

Cemetery of the Church of St Mary
Names on gravestones.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of the Virgin Mary
Description, minister, services, etc.
Methodist Church at Blackborough End
Description and pictures.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms.
Marriages 1560-1839
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 10.
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), Middleton was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Middleton Blackborough End Tower Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Middleton East Winch Road Post Mill
Description, history and map.
Middleton Mill Farm North Post Mill
Description, history and map.
Middleton Mill Farm South Post Mill
Description, history and map.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Middleton is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.

History

Yates, E.M.
The Dispute of the Salt Fen.
(Thomas Thoresby, 16th century).
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.38, 1983]

Land and Property

Middleton Castle
Picture, description and map.
Middleton Towers
Picture, description and map.
Steer, Francis William
Middleton Tower, Norfolk: the home of Mr and Mrs T.H. Barclay: a guide and short history.
[Chichester, Moore and Tillyer, 1961]
Great Britain: Statute
Middleton Inclosure Act, 1814.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Middleton, in the county of Norfolk: 18th May 1814.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1814]
Drainage
See East Winch.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

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

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  51  93467
1811  55108569
1821128131665
1831129134681
1841169--867
1851186--932
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1861190--894
1871199207935
1881200205879
1891191192882
1901190190809
1911--199797

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 Blackborough End, Fair Green, and Tower End."

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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January 2009