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Norfolk: Woodbastwick

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Woodbastwick is about 8 miles N.E. of Norwich.
It is also known as Wood Bastwick.
See also Repps with Bastwick.


Church of St Fabian and St Sebastian
Transcriptions and photographs of gravestones in the churchyard.
Not all gravestones may be included, even when a site is marked as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be photographed.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Fabian and St Sebastian
Description, pictures, minister, services, parish magazine, etc.
Church of St Fabian and St Sebastian
Services, etc.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Woodbastwick with Panxworth Marriages 1561-1813
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 3.
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
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), Woodbastwick was in Blofield Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, etc.
Description and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Woodbastwick Hall
Pictures of the hall.
Penn, Kenneth
Building Survey at Woodbastwick Old Hall, Woodbastwick, Norfolk.
[Norfolk Archaeological Unit (NAU), Report 959, 2004]
Great Britain: Statute
Woodbastwick Inclosure Act, 1779.
An act for dividing and inclosing the common or waste land within the parish of Wood Bastwick, in the county of Norfolk.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World War 1.
See also 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 single occupiers.

Year   Inhabited
Families Population
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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December 2015