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Pulham St Mary the Virgin is about 7 miles N.E. of Diss.
It is also known as Pulham St Mary.
See also Pulham Market (Pulham St Mary Magdalen).

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary the Virgin
Services, picture, etc.
Church of St Mary the Virgin
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary the Virgin
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary the Virgin
Services, etc.
Church of St Mary the Virgin
Pictures of the church.
Church of St Mary the Virgin
Picture of the church.
Huggins, John
The Church of Pulham St Mary the Virgin.
[1980s]

Church Records

Campling, Arthur
Index of Baptisms: Pulham St Mary the Virgin, 1539-1754.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Campling, Arthur
Index of Marriages: Pulham St Mary the Virgin, 1539-1754.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Campling, Arthur
Index of Burials: Pulham St Mary the Virgin, 1540-1607.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Clutten, Hilary
Pulham St Mary Parish Registers: Burials 1813-1868, v.1.
[ISBN 0951880926, 1994]
Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Marriages
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in 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), Pulham St Mary the Virgin was in Depwade Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Pennoyer Centre
School, parish, air station, etc.
Pulham St Mary Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, etc.
Pulham St Mary North Post Mill
Description and history.
Pulham St Mary South Post Mill
Description and history.
Pulham St Mary West Post Mill
Description and history.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

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Historical Geography

Pulham St Mary the Virgin is in Earsham Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Earsham Hundred
Description of Earsham Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

Land and Property

Inclosure
See Pulham Market (Pulham St Mary Magdalen)
Kelly, Geoffrey Ian
Pulham St Mary King's Head Public House: a history.
[2006]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military History

Pulham Airship Station
Description and pictures.
Pulham Airship Station
Description and pictures.
Kinsey, Gordon
Pulham Pigs: the history of an airship station.
This is the history of the airship station; the village is famed for its association with airships (which were known as Pulham Pigs) and which feature on the village sign. The Airship R34 completed the historic first two way crossing of the Atlantic by air when it landed here on the return leg.
[ISBN 0861380509, Lavenham Suffolk, Terence Dalton Ltd, 1988]
Rawlence, Jocelyn; and Peake, Norman
The Story of Pulham and its Airship.
[Pulham Market, Pulham Market Society, 1989]

Military Records

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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
1801103144801
1811106144787
1821133164797
1831167178831
1841191---924
1851192---918
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1861196---863
1871203203886
1881194200822
1891192196831
1901182182784
1911---179738

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.

1841 and 1851 Censuses
"The Parishes of Pulham St. Mary Magdalen (or Pulham Market) and Pulham St. Mary the Virgin are ecclesiastically united. The Return for the former includes 130 persons in 1841, and 311 in 1851, in the Depwade Union Workhouse."
1901 Census
"Including Garlic Street, and North Green."

Schools

Clutten, Hilary
School's Out: a history of Pennoyer's School and its benefactor William Pennoyer including some of the history of Pulham St Mary.
[ISBN 0951880918, 1996]
Cowcher, P.C.
The Chapel of the Gild of St James and Pennoyer's School.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.30, 1952]
Heywood, Stephen
Pennoyer's School, Pulham St Mary, Norfolk, the architectural and historic importance of the medieval guild chapel of St James.
[Norwich, Norfolk County Council, 1997]
Pennoyer Scholarships
History, description, etc.
This is a link to an archived copy.

Voting Registers

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June 2011