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Norfolk: Saxlingham

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Saxlingham is about 4 miles W. of Holt.
It is also called Saxlingham by Holt.
See also Saxlingham Nethergate and Saxlingham Thorpe.


The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of Holt (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Saxlingham.
See Thornage
Ketton-Cremer, Robert Wyndham
The Heydon monument at Saxlingham.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.34, 1969]
Rye, Walter
Rye's Norfolk Essays Vol 3: Norfolk mystics and the influence of Dr Dee, etc.
Includes a diagram of Lady Haywood's tomb and inscriptions from Saxlingham Church.
[Norwich, Roberts and Co., 1925]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Margaret
Description and pictures.
Church of St Margaret
Pictures of the church.
James, J.M.
St Margaret's Church, Saxlingham, a brief guide.
[Saxlingham, The Church, 1979]

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1721-1811, Marriages 1729-1812 and Burials 1721-1812.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in 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), Saxlingham was in Walsingham Registration District.

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Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

Saxlingham is in Holt hundred.

Land and Property

Rose, Edwin J.
Saxlingham Place or Heydon Hall, Saxlingham: a description and the results of some recent excavations.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.38, 1983, and vol.40, 1987]


Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Walsingham Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

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September 2007