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Norfolk: Surlingham

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Surlingham is about 5 miles E. by S. of Norwich.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary
Description and pictures.
Eleven Churches, a Guide to the Bramerton Group, Norfolk.
See Hellington
W.L.R.
St Mary's Church Surlingham: a brief guide (with short notes about the village and ruins of St Saviour's).
[Surlingham, The Church, 1997]

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
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), Surlingham was in Henstead Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Surlingham Village
Description, history, parish council, pictures, etc.
Points, Jack
Surlingham: A South Rivers Village.
[1990]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Kelly, Geoffrey Ian
The Ferry House, Surlingham: a history.
[2006]
Kelly, Geoffrey Ian
The History of the Manor of Surlingham Earlhams cum Little Breech in Rockland.
[Typescript in Norwich Local Studies Library, 1989]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Names, Personal

Ellis, Ted
See Norfolk People and Families.

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
18014664308
18114671318
18215283403
18315582399
184197--446
185199--467
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1861103  --465
1871108112497
1881111115486
1891102105409
1901100100371
1911  --100372

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

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August 2008