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Winfarthing is about 4 miles N. of Diss.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Redenhall, 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 St Mary the Virgin.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- Church of St Mary the Virgin
- Description and pictures.
- Church of St Mary the Virgin
- Services, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Campling, Arthur
- Index of Marriages, Winfarthing, 1614-1736.
[Norwich Local Studies Library, Handwritten document, 1930s]
- Parish Register Transcripts
- List of Surnames of People who come from other Parishes
(these people are often known as "Strays")
- These are included in
Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
- Folland, Heywood Gerard Benson
- Churchwardens' Accounts: Winfarthing Parish Books.
[Norwich, Bishop of Norwich's Committee for Books and Documents, 1968]
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1902 (and for the censuses of 1851 to 1901), Winfarthing was in
Guiltcross Registration District.
This district was abolished on 1st April 1902 and, from then until 1930,
Winfarthing was in
Depwade Registration District
for civil registration.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
- Winfarthing Smock Mill
- Description, history and picture.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Winfarthing is in Diss Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Diss Hundred
- Description of Diss Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
- Fitch, Alan John
- Winfarthing: the village - the church - the chapel.
[ISBN 0947843051, Winfarthing, Farthing Press, 1991]
Land and Property
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- Great Britain: Statute
- Winfarthing Inclosure Act, 1781.
An act for dividing and inclosing the Lammas meadows, heaths,
commons and waste lands within the parish of Winfarthing, in
the county of Norfolk.
- Kelly, Geoffrey Ian
- Winfarthing Fighting Cocks: a history.
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See 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
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
- 1901 Census
- "Including Short Green."
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