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Norfolk: Westfield

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

Westfield is about 2 miles S. of East Dereham.

Cemeteries

Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
St Andrew's Church, Westfield, Norfolk: Memorial Inscriptions.
[Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 1998]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Andrew
Description and pictures.
Church of St Andrew
Services, picture, etc.

Church Records

Archdeacon's Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
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), Westfield was in Mitford and Launditch Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Westfield is in Mitford hundred.

Land and Property

Great Britain: Inclosure Commissioners
Statement of claims: Yaxham, Westfield, Whinbergh, and Garvestone.
100 claims. Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1810.
[Dereham, W. Barker, 1810]
Great Britain: Statute
Yaxham and other parishes Inclosure Act, 1810.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Yaxham, Westfield, Whinbergh and Garvestone, in the county of Norfolk.
[Independently printed edition of the act, 1810]
Great Britain: Inclosure Commissioners
Yaxham, Westfield, Whinbergh, and Garvestone Inclosure.
Extracts from "An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Yaxham, Westfield, Whinbergh, and Garvestone, in the County of Norfolk", 29 September 1812.
[Dereham, Barker, printer, 1812]

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 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
18012023111
18111929149
18212030165
18312030127
184123--138
185135--143
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186131--124
18712829100
18812727112
18912828119
19012426103
1911--25  82

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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September 2008