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Norfolk: South Walsham

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South Walsham is about 9 miles E.N.E. of Norwich.
It consists of the parishes of St Lawrence and St Mary.
See also North Walsham.


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Church Directories

Church Records

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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), South Walsham was in Blofield Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Fairhaven Garden Trust
Woodland and water garden left in trust by the 2nd Lord Fairhaven in 1973.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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


Amos, G.S.
A History and Description of South Walsham, Norfolk.
[ISBN 0953792900, 2000]

Land and Property

Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of claims (46): South Walsham Saint Lawrence and Saint Mary.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1801.
Great Britain: Statute
South Walsham Inclosure and Drainage Act, 1801.
An act for dividing, allotting, and inclosing, the open field, commonable marsh lands, half year shack lands, commons, and waste grounds, within the parishes of South Walsham Saint Lawrence, and South Walsham Saint Mary, in the county of Norfolk: and for draining and preserving the same: 20th June 1801.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1801]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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July 2001