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Runham is about 5 miles W.N.W. of Great Yarmouth.
See also Runham Vauxhall.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Flegg, in the archdeaconry of Norwich.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both
before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to St Peter and St Paul.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- Church of St Peter and St Paul
- Description and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Runham Marriages 1538-1812.
- See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 5.
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1923 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Runham was in
Flegg Registration District.
Between 1837 and 1850, the district was called East and West Flegg.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
- Runham Village pages
- Pictures, parish information, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Runham is in East Flegg Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for East Flegg and West Flegg Hundreds
- Description of East Flegg and West Flegg Hundreds
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
- Kelly, Geoffrey Ian
- Blacksmiths and their smithies at Runham.
[Typescript in Norwich Local Studies Library, 2000]
Land and Property
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- Great Britain: Statute
- Runham Inclosure Act, 1802.
An act for dividing, allotting, inclosing, draining, and
preserving the open fields, marsh lands, fens, commons, and waste
grounds, within the parish of Runham, in the county of Norfolk.
[George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1802]
- Kelly, Geoffrey Ian
- Runham Manor House and Runham Hall, a history.
[Typescript in Norwich Local Studies Library, 2001]
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
- Roll of Honour
- World War 2.
- War memorial for World War 2
- Pictures of the memorial.
Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc
These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the
10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and
|1861|| 84|| --||396|
|1891|| 72|| 75||295|
|1901|| 69|| 69||306|
|1911|| --|| 68||304|
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.
- 1851 Census
- "The Return for Runham includes two houses, deemed
- 1861 Census
- "The return for Runham includes a detached part of the parish
called "New Runham" or "Vauxhall" (population in 1861 53),
immediately adjoining Yarmouth, and on which the terminus of the
Norwich and Yarmouth Railway, fish offices, and manure works have
been established. It enjoys all the advantages of the town of
Yarmouth, while the rates are considerably lower."
"Nowhere, deemed extra-parochial, was returned with Runham parish
in 1851; it includes Skeetholme, Foldholme, and Stargap."
- 1891 Census
- "The greater part of this parish is in the County Borough of
Great Yarmouth; the entire parish contains 200 inhabited houses
and 895 population."
- 1901 Census
- Local Government Act of 1894 "Creating Runham Vauxhall Civil
Parish out of the part of Runham Civil parish in Great Yarmouth
See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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