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Oulton is about 3 miles N.W. of Aylsham.


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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter and St Paul
Description and pictures,
and pictures of Oulton Congregational Chapel.
Church of St Peter and St Paul
Minister, services, etc.
Manning, Mary
Oulton [Congregational] Chapel: opened 1731, restored 1991.
[Norwich, Norfolk Historic Buildings Trust, 1998]
Oulton Congregational Chapel
Description and picture.

Church Records

These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
1821: Clergyman's Return
Numbers of births, marriages and burials, 1811-1820.
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), Oulton was in Aylsham Registration District.

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Description and Travel

Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, etc
Oulton Post Mill
Description, history and map.
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Historical Geography

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


Oulton and Irmingland
A history.

Land and Property

See Wood Dalling
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military History

Bartram, Len
RAF Oulton, 1941-47, with Blickling Hall: a brief history.
[Melton Constable, 1990s]
RAF Oulton
Description and pictures.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


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
Families Population
Year   Inhabited
Families Population

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.

1821 Census
"at Oulton is a workhouse for several united Parishes."
1831 Census
"At Oulton is a Workhouse for several united Parishes."
1841 Census
"The Return for Oulton includes 47 persons in 1841, in a Workhouse, disused since the establishment of the Union Workhouse at Aylsham."

Voting Registers

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
August 2009