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Gateley

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"GATELEY parish, 7 miles N. by W. of East Dereham, has 129 souls, and 1,504A. 3R. 35P. of land. Lord Sondes is lord of the manor, but Robt. Mitford, Esq., Mr. Elgar, and a few others have estates here. The Church (St. Helen,) is a vicarage, consolidated with the rectory of Brisley. The great tithes belong to Christ's College, Cambridge. They were commuted in 1840, for £203, and the vicarial tithes, for £142 per annum." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

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Gateley is about 5 miles S.E. of Fakenham.
The name may also be spelled Gately.
See also Gayton.

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Cemeteries

Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
Memorial Inscriptions of the Church and Churchyard of St Helen, Gateley, Norfolk.
[Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 1997]

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

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Church Directories

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

Church of St Helen
Description and pictures.
Church of St Helen
Services, picture, etc.
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Church Records

Marriages
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Gateley was in Mitford and Launditch Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Gateley is in Launditch Hundred.

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

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

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Land & Property

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF962242 (Lat/Lon: 52.779353, 0.907575), Gateley which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

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Population

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
Houses
FamiliesPopulation
18011313  77
18111616  92
18211620104
18312022120
184122--129
185126--138
Year  Inhabited
Houses
FamiliesPopulation
186128--134
18713236158
18813133154
18913132155
19013131146
1911--31128

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.