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Norfolk: Wolterton

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Wolterton is about 4 miles N.W. of Aylsham.
See also Wolferton.


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See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Margaret
Description and pictures of the ruins.

Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1720-1764, Marriages 1719-1763 and Burials 1719-1747.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
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), Wolterton was in Aylsham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

Wolterton is in South Erpingham hundred.

Land and Property

Davison, Alan J.
The Field Archaeology of the Mannington and Wolterton Estates.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.42, 1997]
Ketton-Cremer, Robert Wyndham
Wolterton Hall, an account of the hall and some notes on its principal rooms.
[North Walsham and Holt, Rounce and Wortley Ltd, 1955]
Ketton-Cremer, Robert Wyndham
Wolterton Hall, the historic home of the Walpole family, the Norfolk residence of Lord and Lady Walpole, history and description of rooms.
[English Life Publications, 1974]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Names, Personal

See Norfolk People and Families

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 single occupiers.

Year   Inhabited
Families Population
1801  6834
1811  8847
1821  7837
1831  8941
Year   Inhabited
Families Population

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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July 2009