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Norfolk: Worstead

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Worstead is about 7 miles E. of Aylsham.


Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary
Picture of the church.
Long, Anthony
Worstead Church (St Mary), Norfolk.
[Worstead, The Church, 1970s]

Church Records

These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
Parish Registers
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.

Civil Registration

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

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

Description and Travel

Worstead Parish Council
Description, history, events, parish council, etc.
Briggate Mill at Worstead
Description, history and pictures.
Worstead Railway Station
Pictures of the station.
Rendall, Ian (editor)
Worstead Woven, a Village Compendium.
[Worstead, Worstead Festival, 2000]


Historical Geography

Worstead is in Tunstead hundred.

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Worstead Enclosure Act, 1821.
An act for dividing and allotting lands in the parish of Worstead, in the county of Norfolk.
[George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1821]


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.


Allison, Keith John
The Wool Supply and the Worsted Cloth Industry in Norfolk in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
[University of Leeds Dissertation, 1955]
Lipson, Ephraim
The History of the Woollen and Worsted Industries.
[The Histories of English Industries, London, A. and C. Black, 1921]

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

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October 2005