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Norfolk: Narford

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Narford is about 5 miles N.W. of Swaffham.
See also Narborough.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary
Services, minister, description, picture, etc.

Church Records

Marriages 1559-1812
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 2.
Marriages
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Narford was in Swaffham Registration District.

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Description and Travel

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Directories

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Historical Geography

Narford is in South Greenhoe hundred.

History

Davison, Alan J.
The desertion of Narford: a reassessment of the evidence.
[Norwich, Norfolk Archaeological and Historical Research Group, in "Bulletin of the Norfolk Archaeological and Historical Research Group", no.1, 1992]

Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Swaffham Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
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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
1801  5  9  71
1811  916101
18212123129
18311923103
184121--113
185120--116
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186123--123
18712727134
18812933141
18913030158
19012727119
1911--27  99

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

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February 2009