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Norfolk: Roydon (near King's Lynn)

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Roydon is about 5 miles E. of King's Lynn.
See also Roydon near Diss.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description, services, etc.

Church Records

Marriages 1721-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 9.
Marriages
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
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), Roydon was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

Description and Travel

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Directories

Historical Geography

Roydon is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.

Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Freebridge Lynn Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

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
18011826114
18111829137
18211821205
18313539174
184133--174
185139--190
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186142--196
18714749204
18814648186
18914243174
19014243165
1911--46174

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.


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January 2009