"HEMPNALL, a large scattered village, 9 miles S. Norwich, and 7 miles N.W. of Bungay, has in its parish 1255 souls, and 3583 acres of land, belonging to many proprietors, and lying mostly in J. T. Mott, Esq.'s manor of Hempnall and Canons, and partly in W. F. Irby, Esq.'s manor of Boyland-cum-Fritton. J. T. Mott, Esq., owns a great part of the soil, and is impropriator of the rectory, and patron of the vicarage, valued in the King's Book at £6. 13s. 4d., and in 1831, at £370, in the incumbency of the Rev. Robt. Rolfe, M.A." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Ann Duncan]
|The Walls Burial Ground, Hempnall, Cemetery|
- In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Depwade, 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 Margaret.
- Church of St Margaret
- Description and pictures.
- Hook, David, and Tricker, Roy
- The Hempnall Group of Churches.
Bedingham St Andrew; Fritton St Catherine; Hardwick St Margaret; Hempnall St Margaret; Morningthorpe St John the Baptist; Shelton St Mary; Topcroft St Margaret; Woodton All Saints.
[Hempnall, Hempnall Group of Churches, 1987]
- Hobson, Samuel
- Be sure your sin will find you out! The rise, progress and consequences of sin considered: a sermon preached to a village congregation, on the Sunday after the execution of C. [Charles] Daines, the Hempnall murderer.
- These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Hempnall to another place.
Hempnall is in Depwade Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Depwade Hundred
- Description of Depwade Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
You can see the administrative areas in which Hempnall has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- Great Britain: Statute
- Hempnall Inclosure Act, 1817.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Hempnall, in the county of Norfolk.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TM240944 (Lat/Lon: 52.501646, 1.298618), Hempnall which are provided by:
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- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)