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Norfolk: Witton (near North Walsham)

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Witton is about 11 miles S.E. of Cromer.
See also Witton (near Blofield).

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Minns, G.W.W.
Notice of Mural Paintings at Witton (St Margaret's Church, Tunstead hundred).
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.6, 1864]

Church Records

Archdeacon's Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1869 (and for the censuses in 1851 and 1861), Witton was in Tunstead and Happing Registration District.

This district was renamed on 1st January 1870 and, from then until 1930, Witton was in Smallburgh Registration District for civil registration and for the censuses of 1871 to 1901.

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Description and Travel

Witton Post Mill
Description, history and pictures.
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Directories

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Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Inclosure
See Bacton
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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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
18013839187
18114141213
18215050236
18313460295
184159--280
185162--299
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186154--269
18715454245
18815455253
18915353233
19015455225
1911--55227

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

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July 2004