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Norfolk: Sturston

For more information about this parish see Norfolk Parish Links.
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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Sturston is about 7 miles N. of Thetford.
See also Starston.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church Records

Farrow, Charles W.
The Parish Registers of Norfolk: Stanford with Sturston 1699-1837, transcribed and indexed.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society, monograph series no.22, 1987]
Marriages
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), Sturston was in Thetford Registration District.

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

Historical Geography

Sturston is in Grimshoe hundred.

Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Thetford Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Military History

In 1942 the Stanford Training Area (Stanta) was established, and the villages of Buckenham Tofts, Langford, Stanford, Sturston, Tottington and West Tofts were evacuated.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World War 1.

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
18014528
18116636
18217742
18314649
18418--47
18519--62
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186110--75
1871111358
1881121266
1891141478
1901111156
1911--1152

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.


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March 2009