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Guestwick is about 8 miles W. of Aylsham.


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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter
Services, etc.
Cotton, Simon; Sayer, Michael; and Tricker, Roy
St Peter's Church, Guestwick.
[Guestwick, Norfolk, 1979?]
Rogerson, Andrew
Three Norman churches in Norfolk.
[Excavations: All Saints, St Andrew and St Mary (Barton Bendish), St Andrew (Framingham Earl) and St Peter (Guestwick)]
[East Anglian Archaeology, Report 32, 1987]
Guestwick Congregational Church
Description and pictures.
Alexander, John, 1792-1868
The death of ministers, an event of peculiar importance: a sermon, preached in the Independent Meeting-House at Guestwick, April 2, 1824, after the internment of J. Sykes [John Sykes, Dissenting Minister]. To which is prefixed a brief history of the church and its ministers.
[Norwich, 1824]
Cozens-Hardy, Basil
The first seventy years of Guestwick Independent Church.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.21, 1923]
Thorpe, A.F.
From the Guestwick Church Book, 1692-1732.
[In "Transactions of the Congregational Historical Society", vol.XVI, no.4, 1951]

Church Records

These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
Pryor, Kathryn
The first register of Guestwick Independent Church 1694-1854.
[Typescript in Norwich Local Studies Library, 2000]
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), Guestwick was in Aylsham Registration District.

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Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

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Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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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

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March 2013