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Norfolk: Tottington

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

Tottington is about 7 miles N.N.E. of Thetford.
See also Tottenhill and Tuttington.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Andrew
Description and pictures.
Tricker, Roy
St Andrew's Church, Tottington, Norfolk: short history and guide.
[1960s]

Church Records

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), Tottington was in Wayland Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Tottington
History, pictures, description, wartime, events, etc.
This is a link to an archived copy.
Perry, Hilda; and Perry, Edmund
Tottington: A Lost Village in Norfolk. (Reminiscences).
[ISBN 0900616563, Wymondham, Geo R. Reeve, 1999]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Tottington is in Wayland hundred.

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Tottington Inclosure Act, 1774.
An act for dividing and inclosing the common fields, half-year lands, common pastures, common meadows, Lammas meadows, commons, commonable lands, heaths and waste grounds, within the parish of Tottington, in the county of Norfolk.
[An independently printed edition of the act, 1774]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Wayland 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
18012640198
18112847249
18213354284
18313459313
184155--340
185161--370
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186161--308
18716369290
18816262279
18916063287
19014141194
1911--51209

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

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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November 2009