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Norfolk: Thuxton

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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Thuxton is about 7 miles N.W. of Wymondham.
See also Threxton and Thurton.

Cemeteries

Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
Memorial Inscriptions of the Church and Churchyard of St Paul, Thuxton, Norfolk.
[Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 1999]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Paul
Description and pictures.
Church of St Paul
Services, minister, pictures, etc.

Church Records

Campling, Arthur
Index of Baptisms, Thuxton, 1538-1761.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Campling, Arthur
Index of Marriages, Thuxton, 1542-1747.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
Campling, Arthur
Index of Burials, Thuxton, 1539-1745.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
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), Thuxton was in Mitford and Launditch Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Garvestone, Reymerston and Thuxton Parish Council
Councillors, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Thuxton is in Mitford hundred.

History

Butler, Lawrence; and Wade-Martins, Peter
The deserted medieval village of Thuxton, Norfolk.
[Gressenhall, Norfolk Archaeological Unit, East Anglian Archaeology, report no.46, 1989]

Land and Property

Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of claims: Thuxton (18).
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1810.
[1810]
Great Britain: Statute
Thuxton Inclosure Act, 1810.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Thuxton, in the county of Norfolk.
[An independently printed edition of the act, 1810]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

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

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

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
1801  811  64
1811  811  71
1821  915  78
1831  914  83
184120--103
185124--133
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186128--132
18712727110
18812626101
18912323  88
19012020  67
1911--21  78

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.

1861 Census
MITFORD. "The decrease of population in most of the parishes comprised in the Mitford District is attributed to the migration of labourers to towns, and to Yorkshire and Northumberland, &c."

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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June 2011