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"CHEDGRAVE, on the north bank of the Thirn rivulet, is a northern suburb of Loddon, 9 miles S.E. of Norwich. Its parish has 348 souls, and 1,395 acres of land, mostly belonging to Sir W. B. Proctor, the lord of the manor, and patron of the CHURCH, (All Saints,) which has a fine Norman doorway, and a stained glass window. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in K.B. at £5 6s. 8d., and in 1831 at £186, in the incumbency of the Rev. T. W. H. Beauchamp, with 6A. of glebe. The Rev. J. Gilbert has an estate and neat mansion here." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

Chedgrave is also found as Loddon with Chedgrave.
See also Loddon.



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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 All Saints.

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
Church of All Saints
Description, minister, services, location, pictures, etc.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Marriages 1550-1812
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 2.
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 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Chedgrave was in Loddon and Clavering Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration


Description and Travel

Chedgrave Post Mill

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

Chedgrave 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

You can see the administrative areas in which Chedgrave has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.



See Loddon History.
"Before Your Time" booklets.

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.