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Norfolk: Oxnead

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Oxnead is about 3 miles S.E. of Aylsham.


Linnell, Charles Lawrence Scruton
Monumental Inscriptions in the Church of St Michael.
[Monumental Brass Society, in "Transactions of the Monumental Brass Society", Vol 9, Part 5, 1955]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Michael
Description and pictures.
Church of St Michael
Services, etc.
Crampton, Jehan
St Michael's Church, Oxnead.
[Oxnead, the Church, 1990s]

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1574-1812, Banns 1756-1889, Marriages 1578-1900 and Burials 1573-1809.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
Archdeacons' Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
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), Oxnead was in Aylsham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Oxnead Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Oxnead 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

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Names, Personal

See Norfolk People and Families

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
1801  5  654
1811  61147
1821  51053
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.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
November 2009