Norfolk: Swanton Abbott
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Swanton Abbott is about 5 miles E.S.E. of Aylsham.
It may also be spelled as Swanton Abbot, with one "t".
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- 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 St Michael.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
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For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Swanton Abbott was in
Aylsham Registration District.
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Description and Travel
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See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Swanton Abbott is in South Erpingham Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for South Erpingham Hundred
- Description of South Erpingham 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 (72): Swanton Abbot.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1809.
- See Buxton.
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc
- After 1834 Swanton Abbott 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.
- Swanton Abbott School
- Swanton Abbott school, 1876-1976: 100 years of learning and
[Typescript in Norwich Norfolk Studies Library, 1977]
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