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Stibbard is about 4 miles E.S.E. of Fakenham.


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Monumental Inscriptions, All Saints' Church, Stibbard, with plan.
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Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
Church of All Saints
Services, etc.

Stibbard Methodist Church
Services, sermons, news, events, etc.
Stibbard Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.
Follow the link to the home page, then search for the church.
Stibbard Methodist Church
Description and pictures.

Church Records

Howell, Shirley W. and Howell, Keith M.
Transcript and Index to Stibbard Parish Registers.
[Norwich, 1996]
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or 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), Stibbard was in Walsingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Description of the village.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Stibbard is in Gallow Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Gallow Hundred
Description of Gallow Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

Land and Property

See Fulmodeston with Croxton
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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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 single occupiers.

Year   Inhabited
Families Population
1801  53  72283
1811  73  79340
1821  62  94426
1841114  --453
1851104  --478
Year   Inhabited
Families Population
1861  99  --451
1881  95  96458
1891  97  97436
1901  90  91383
1911  --  98437

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.

1821 Census
"An inclosure of land has taken place at Stibbard."
"The increase of population in the Parish of Stibbard is ascribed to an inclosure."
1841 Census
"The decrease is attributed partly to the emigration of paupers."


Howell, Shirley W.
Extracts from Stibbard School Log Book, 1863-1934, with notes by Rachel Young.
[Norwich, 2003]
List of surnames and Quotations from the log book.

Voting Registers

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April 2010