Hoveton St Peter
"HOVETON ST. PETER, 9 miles N.E. by N. of Norwich, is a small parish of dispersed houses, with 137 inhabitants, and 945 acres of land. H.N. Burroughes, Esq., M.P., of Burlingham, is sole proprietor, and lessee of the tithes under the Bishop; but Wm. Burroughes, Esq., resides at Hoveton Hall, a white brick mansion, with a well-wooded and extensive park, in the vale of a small rivulet, which flows southward to the Bure, and divides this from Neatishead parish, in which the hall is situated. The CHURCH stands on the south-west side of the park, and contains several handsome monuments of the Aufrere family. It was rebuilt of brick in 1624. The vicarage, certified at £17, is consolidated with that of Hoveton St. John, as noticed above [ie the entry for that parish]. The annual value of the joint livings in 1831 was £134." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]
The name may be pronounced as Hofton.
See also Hoveton St John.
- Church of St Peter
- Transcriptions and photographs of gravestones in the churchyard.
Not all gravestones may be included, even when a site is marked as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be photographed.
- The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of Tunstead (Walter Rye).
- The parishes covered include Hoveton St Peter.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
- In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Waxham, 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 Peter.
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1869 (and for the censuses in 1851 and 1861), Hoveton St Peter was in Tunstead and Happing Registration District.
This district was renamed on 1st January 1870 and, from then until 1930, Hoveton St Peter was in Smallburgh Registration District for civil registration and for the censuses of 1871 to 1901.
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Hoveton St Peter is in Tunstead Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Tunstead Hundred
- Description of Tunstead Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
You can see the administrative areas in which Hoveton St Peter has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- Great Britain: Inclosure Commissioners
- Statement of Claims: Belaugh, Scottow, Little Hautbois, Hoveton St Peter.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1828.
- Great Britain: Statute
- Belaugh and other parishes Inclosure Act, 1828.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Belaugh, Scottow, Little Hautbois, and Hoveton Saint Peter, in the county of Norfolk: 9th May 1828.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1828]
[London, Doringtons and Jones, 1828]
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG314195 (Lat/Lon: 52.723617, 1.425216), Hoveton St Peter which are provided by:
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These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.
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.
- 1861 Census
- "TUNSTEAD. The decrease of population in most of the parishes comprised in the Tunstead District, which forms the "Tunstead and Happing Incorporation" for the support of the poor, is attributed to emigration and the migration of young persons to other parts."