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Norfolk: Tottington

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


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


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.

Church Records

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

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


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

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


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

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.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


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
Families Population
Year   Inhabited
Families Population

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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Copyright © Pat Newby.
November 2009