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Norfolk: Rockland St Peter

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Rockland St Peter is about 12 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 All Saints with St Andrew and Rockland St Mary.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter
Services, etc.
Church of St Peter
Pictures of the church.
 
Rocklands Primitive Methodist Church at Rockland St Peter
Description, picture and map.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Marriages
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), Rockland St Peter 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 St Peter Tower Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Inclosure
See Rockland All Saints
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
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

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
18013239164
18115858302
18217373349
18316969298
184186--392
185198--447
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186193--386
18718488326
18816569254
18916768273
19016971273
1911--66298

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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April 2016