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Norfolk: Shimpling

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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Shimpling is about 4 miles N.E. of Diss.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St George
Description and pictures.
Cattermole, Paul
Notes on the Parish Church of St George, Shimpling, Norfolk.
[Shimpling, The Churchwardens, 1984]

Church Records

Campling, Arthur
Index of Marriages, Shimpling, 1538-1754.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Marriages
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), Shimpling was in Depwade Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Shimpling is in Diss hundred.

Land and Property

Inclosure
See Burston
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Depwade 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
18012531169
18112634170
18212636179
18314141227
184142--230
185142--215
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186148--219
18714343197
18814040175
18914040168
19013636133
1911--36157

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

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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November 2005