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Wilby is about 8 miles N.W. of Diss.
See also Filby.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Rockland, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both
before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to All Saints.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- Church of All Saints
- Description and pictures.
- Church of All Saints
- Minister,services, etc.
- Cotton, Simon and Tricker, Roy.
- St Mary the Virgin, Eccles and All Saints', Wilby.
[Norfolk Churches Trust, 1970s]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1902 (and for the censuses of 1851 to 1901), Wilby was in
Guiltcross Registration District.
This district was abolished on 1st April 1902 and, from then until 1930,
Wilby was in
Wayland Registration District
for civil registration.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Wilby is in Shropham Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Shropham Hundred
- Description of Shropham Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
Land and Property
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- Manning, Charles Robertson
- Three Old Halls in Norfolk.
Lovell's Hall at Terrington St Clement, Thelveton Hall, Wilby Old Hall,
and the families of Upwood, Havers and Wilton.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society,
in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.11, 1892]
- Street map of Eccles, Quidenham and Wilby
- Roads, buildings, etc.
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
- Roll of Honour
- World Wars 1 and 2.
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
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
- "GUILTCROSS. The decrease of population in most of the parishes
of this District is attributed partly to the migration of
labourers to towns and manufacturing districts. In some parishes
it has also been consequent upon the failure of hand-loom
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