"HETHEL, a parish of scattered houses, 7 miles S.W. by S. of Norwich, has 211 inhabitants, and 1416 acres of land. H. Gurney, Esq., and Sir J.P. Boileau own most of the soil, and have manors here, but part of the parish is in the manor of East Carlton-with-Hethel. The Church (All Saints,) is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £10, and now having 60A. 1R. 39P. of glebe, and a yearly rent of £474, awarded in 1839, in lieu of tithes. The Rev. John Henry Steward is patron and incumbent." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]
- 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 All Saints.
- 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 Hethel to another place.
Hethel is in Humbleyard Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Humbleyard Hundred
- Description of Humbleyard Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
You can see the administrative areas in which Hethel has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- Kelly, Geoffrey Ian
- Moat House, Hethel: a history.
[Typescript in Norwich Norfolk Studies Library, 1996]
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG159002 (Lat/Lon: 52.556629, 1.182836), Hethel which are provided by:
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