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Norfolk: Rockland All Saints with St Andrew

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Rockland All Saints with St Andrew is about 11 miles N.E. of Thetford.
Rockland is also the name of the deanery, so a reference to Rockland could mean this parish, or this area of Norfolk.
Rockland All Saints with St Andrew and Rockland St Peter are adjoining parishes, called The Rocklands.
Rockland St Mary is about 20 miles away.
See also Rockland St Mary and Rockland St Peter.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
Church of All Saints
Services, etc.
 
Church of St Andrew
Description and pictures.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Marriages
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
Workhouse Registers
Baptisms 1837-1866
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), Rockland All Saints with St Andrew was in Wayland Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

The Rocklands
Rockland All Saints with St Andrew, and Rockland St Peter.
Parish Council, news, organisations, history, pictures, etc.
Leslie Cook; and Cynthia Cook
Rocklands: Beginnings to 1988
Articles written by Leslie Cook for the Rocklander Parish Magazine, about history, churches, family history, etc.
Rockland All Saints Tower Mill
Description and history.
Rockland St Andrew Post Mill
Description, history and map.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

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Historical Geography

Rockland All Saints with St Andrew is in Shropham Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Shropham Hundred
Description of Shropham Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Rockland Parishes Inclosure Act, 1812.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Rockland Saint Andrew, Rockland All Saints, and Rockland Saint Peter, in the county of Norfolk: 20th April 1812.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1812]
[London, C. Baldwin, printer, 1812]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
Rockland All Saints World War 1.
Rolls of Honour
Rockland St Peter (WW1), Rockland All Saints (WW1), and The Rocklands (WW2).
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

After 1834 Rockland All Saints with St Andrew became part of the Wayland Union, and the workhouse was in this parish.

Wayland Union
Parishes in the union, their arrangements for the poor before 1834, etc.
Wayland Union and Workhouse
Description from White's Directory of Norfolk, 1845.
Wayland Union and Workhouse
Description and pictures.

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       
18015871352
18115555 221  All Saints
 2525 129  St Andrew
18215858 267  All Saints
 2929 143  St Andrew
18315166 322  All Saints
 2429 136  St Andrew
184167--- 352  All Saints
 27--- 124  St Andrew
185175--- 375  All Saints
 26--- 115  St Andrew
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population       
 
186177--- 373  All Saints
 25--- 111  St Andrew
18717070 317  All Saints
 2626 105  St Andrew
18816873 324  All Saints
 2223   98  St Andrew
18918787394
19018282357
1911---79408

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 Return for Rockland All Saints Parish includes 36 persons in 1841, and 75 in 1851, in the Wayland Union Workhouse. Rockland All Saints, and Rockland St Andrew, are ecclesiastically united."
1861 Census
"WAYLAND. The general decrease of population in the Attleborough Subdistrict is mainly attributed to emigration."
1911 Census
Out of the population of 408, 88 were in a large establishment or institution. This was probably the workhouse.

Other population figures

Voting Registers

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November 2015