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Skeyton is about 3 miles E.S.E. of Aylsham.
The name may be pronounced as Skyton.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Ingworth, 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 All Saints.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- Church of All Saints
- Description and pictures.
- Church of All Saints
- Services, etc.
- Holman, Peter
- Six high and lonely churches.
St Giles, Bradfield; St Peter, Corpusty; St Peter, North Barningham;
All Saints, Skeyton; All Saints, Thwaite; St Andrew, Wickmere.
[ISBN 0952156474, Aylsham, Aylsham Local History Society, 1997]
- Wortley, John Dixon
- An account of the parish church of Skeyton.
[Norwich, Goose, 1923]
- From The Wesleyan Methodist Magazine, Volume 9, Third Series,
January 1830, page 50.
- "On October 9th, at SKEYTON, a beautiful little chapel, 28 feet
by 17, was opened by the Rev. Messrs. A.E. Farrar and Titus Close;
and on the following Sunday, by the Rev. Messrs. William Kelk and
Isaac Denison. The whole expense of the erection is £100;
towards which about £30 was subscribed and collected. This
village was visited by the Preachers in 1784, and at intervals
ever since. About four years ago, a hired room was fitted up for
the accommodation of the people. It was well attended, and sinners
brought to God in it. Having now entered a place, superior in every
respect, we hope that greater things will be effected in the name
of the Lord."
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Parish Register Transcripts
- Baptisms 1813-1880
- Archdeacons' Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
- These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Skeyton was in
Aylsham Registration District.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
- News, organisations, parish council, church, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Skeyton is in South Erpingham Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for South Erpingham Hundred
- Description of Tunstead Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
Land and Property
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
- Statement of Claims (74): Skeyton, Burgh next Aylsham, and
[Norwich, Stevenson, Matchett and Stevenson, 1815]
- Great Britain: Statute
- Skeyton, Burgh-next-Aylsham and Tuttington Inclosure Act, 1814.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Skeyton, Burgh
next Aylsham, and Tuttington, in the county of Norfolk.
[Independently printed edition of the act, 1814]
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc
- After 1834 Skeyton became part of the
and the workhouses were at
These were replaced by a new workhouse at
Aylsham in 1849.
- Buxton and other parishes poor relief and employment act, 1806.
These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the
10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and
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.
- 1901 Census
- "Including Skeyton Common, and Skeyton Corner."
See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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