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Norfolk: Hickling

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Hickling is about 15 miles N.E. of Norwich.


The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of Happing (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Hickling.
See Brumstead
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary
Description and pictures.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Marriages 1657-1812
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 4.
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 1869 (and for the censuses in 1851 and 1861), Hickling was in Tunstead and Happing Registration District.

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

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


There are 4 complete transcriptions, describing the village, the church, etc, which are those from the White's directories for 1845 and 1883, and Kelly's directories for 1883 and 1912. The others are the lists of the most prominent residents and the tradespeople.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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


Kemp, Ivor
Hickling: A brief history of the village from medieval times to the present.
[Hickling Local History Group, 2005]

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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July 2016