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Holverston

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"HOLVERSTONE, 5 miles S.E. by E. of Norwich, has in its parish only 37 souls, and 331 acres of land, mostly belonging to the Executors of the late John Marcon, Esq., of Swaffham. The Church (St. Mary,) was dilapidated some centuries ago, and no traces of it are now extant. The rectory is in two medieties, united to Rockland St. Mary and Burgh-Apton." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

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The name of this parish may also be spelled Holveston or Holverstone.

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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 was dedicated to St Mary, but there was no trace of it by 1845.
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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Holverston is in Henstead Hundred.

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

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Land and Property

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG303032 (Lat/Lon: 52.578202, 1.397237), Holverston which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.