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Heigham

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"A new parish in Heigham parish (Trinity) was consecrated in 1861; its length inside is 130 feet, and it is seated to accommodate 1,120 persons; it is in the Decorated style of architecture, and has nave, chancel, and transepts, a tower containing 1 bell, and handsome slate spire." [The Post Office Directory of Norfolk & Suffolk (1865) - Transcription copyright © Brian Randell]
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Heigham is about 1 mile W. of Norwich.
It is a hamlet of the city, and more information may be found in the Norwich records.
See also Potter Heigham.

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Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Humbleyard, 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 Thomas.
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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), Heigham was in Norwich Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

You can see pictures of Heigham which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Heigham is in the County of the City of Norwich.

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for the County of the City of Norwich

You can see the administrative areas in which Heigham 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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History

Rye, Walter
History of the parish of Heigham in the city of Norwich.
[Norwich, Roberts, 1919, Rye's monographs of Norwich hamlets:4]
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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG221084 (Lat/Lon: 52.628244, 1.279907), Heigham which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law