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Norfolk: Shereford

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Shereford is about 3 miles W. of Fakenham.
It is also known as Sheringford.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Nicholas
Description and pictures.
Church of St Nicholas
Services, etc.
Church of St Nicholas
Pictures of the church.
Church Bells
Church Bells, as described in 1874.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Marriages 1722-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 8.
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1711-1810, Marriages 1713-1807 and Burials 1710-1811.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 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), Shereford was in Walsingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Shereford Water Mill
Pictures of the site.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

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


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
1801----  75
18111515  70
18211518  98
184115--  89
185113--  70
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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May 2016