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Rougham is about 7 miles N. of Swaffham.
See also Roudham and Roughton.

Cemeteries

Church of St Mary
Monuments in the church.
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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary
Services, etc.
The Church
Rougham: Church of St Mary.
[Rougham, The Church, 1980s]

Church Records

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), Rougham was in Mitford and Launditch Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

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Directories

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Historical Geography

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

History

Rougham
Entries from the Domesday Book, and Lewis's 1831 Topographical Dictionary of England.

Land and Property

Mackie, Ian
Rougham Brickworks.
[Norwich, Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society, in "Journal of the Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society", vol 1, no.4, 1973]
Trett, Robert
Rougham Brickworks.
[Norwich, Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society, in "Journal of the Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society", vol.2, no.4, 1979]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World War 1.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Names, Personal

North
See Norfolk People and Families

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
18014040178
18111839239
18215866330
18316870340
184171--367
185174--374
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186185--409
187189110464
188190100389
189181  81304
190174  74300
1911--  85304

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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February 2009