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Norfolk: Wroxham

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Wroxham is about 7 miles N.E. of Norwich.
See also Roxham.


Church of St Mary the Virgin
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 Mary the Virgin
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary the Virgin
Services, etc.
Wroxham and Hoveton United Reformed Church
Minister, services, etc.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms, Banns, Marriages and Burials.
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), Wroxham was in St Faith's Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Wroxham Parish Council
News, councillors, meetings, minutes, map, pictures, etc.
The Bridge
Monthly magazine for the parishes of Wroxham, Hoveton and Belaugh.
Wroxham Smock Mill
Description and history.
Wroxham Steam Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Wroxham is in Taverham hundred.

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Names, Personal

The shop "Roys of Wroxham" is in Hoveton St John.

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
1861  86---409
1871  84  93406
1881  78  79378
1891  86103415

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
"ST. FAITHS. The decrease of population in most of the parishes comprised in the District of St. Faiths is attributed to the migration of labourers and their families to the manufacturing districts."

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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January 2015