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Norfolk: Narborough

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

Narborough is about 5 miles N.W. of Swaffham.
The name may also be spelled Narburgh.
See also Narford.

Cemeteries

Church of All Saints
Monuments in the church.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
Church of All Saints
Services, minister, description, picture, etc.

Church Records

Marriages 1558-1812
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), Narborough was in Swaffham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Narborough
Description, history, parish council, organisations, pictures, etc.
Narborough History Society
Description, history, aerodrome, etc.
Narborough Local History Society; (David Turner, editor)
The Book of Narborough.
[ISBN 1841143405, Halsgrove Community History Series, 2004]
Narborough Local History Society
Narborough: A Village Portrait: 1875-1925.
[Narborough, Narborough Local History Society, 1991]
Turner, David E.
A History of Narborough: Part 1, Early settlement.
[Narborough, 1981]
Turner, David E.
A History of Narborough: Part 2, The manor and the church.
[Narborough, 1982]
Turner, David E.
A History of Narborough: Part 3, Barges to biplanes.
[Narborough, 1987]
Narborough Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Beaumont, Tony
Narborough Mill.
[Norwich, Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society, in "Journal of the Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society", vol.II, no.2, 1977]
Narborough Bone Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Turner, David E.
Narborough Bone Mill.
[Norwich, Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society, in "Journal of the Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society", vol.III, no.1, 1981]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Narborough is in South Greenhoe hundred.

Maps

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

Military History

Narborough Aerodrome
Description and pictures.
Narborough Airfield
Description and map.
Narborough Aerodrome
Description and picture.
Narborough Local History Society
Narborough Aerodrome, 1915-1919.
[Narborough, Narborough Local History Society, 1980s]
Narborough Airfield Research Group
The great government aerodrome: RFC Narborough: the story of a First World War airfield.
[ISBN 0953869598, Narborough Airfield Research Group, 2000]
Turner, David E.
Two West Norfolk Airfields in the Great War: Narborough and Marham.
[Narborough, 1986]

Military Records

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
18011944268
18112253290
18215061294
18315474300
184161--360
185174--375
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186178--387
18718689431
18818894435
18919393427
19019292368
1911--90336

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