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Carleton St Peter

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"CARLETON ST. PETER, 8 miles S.E. of Norwich, has in its parish 96 souls, and 765A. of land. Sir Wm. B. Proctor owns most of the soil, and is lord of the manor; and he and Sir Chas. H. Rich, are alternate patrons of the rectory, valued in K.B. at £9, and in 1831 at £294, with that of Ashby annexed to it, in the incumbency of the Rev. J. Gilbert, of Chedgrave. The CHURCH has a tower, which was rebuilt in 1504." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

The name may also be spelled Carlton St Peter.

See also East Carleton, Carleton Forehoe and Carleton Rode.



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Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Brooke, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
    It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both before and after this date.
  • The parish church is dedicated to St Peter.

Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Carleton St Peter was in Loddon and Clavering Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration


Description and Travel

Ilett, David and Ellis, Becky
Carleton St Peter, a survey at 2000.
[Carleton St Peter, the authors, 2000]

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

Carleton St Peter is in Loddon Hundred.

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

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Poor Houses, 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 17 19 109
1811 11 14   70
1821 11 16   79
1831 16 16   96
1841 17 --   96
1851 16 --   82
Year   Inhabited
Families Population
1861 18 -- 79
1871 18 19 85
1881 22 22 94
1891 20 20 77
1901 18 18 80
1911 -- 18 69

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.