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Hunworth

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"HUNWORTH, in the vale of the Glaven, 2½ miles S.S.W. of Holt, has in its parish 234 souls, and 804 acres of land, belonging to the Dowager Lady Suffield, the lady of the manor, and patroness of the Church (St. Lawrence,) which is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £4, and consolidated with Stody, in the incumbency of the Rev. J. W. Flavell, who has here 6A. of glebe, and a yearly rent of £152. 10s., awarded in 1841, in lieu of tithes. Here is a Primitive Methodist Chapel." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

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See also Hanworth.

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Cemeteries

The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of Holt (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Hunworth.
See Thornage

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

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Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Holt, in the archdeaconry of Norwich.
    It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both before and after this date.
  • The parish church is dedicated to St Lawrence.
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Church History

Church of St Lawrence
Description and pictures.
Church of St Lawrence
Services, etc.
Linnell, Charles Lawrence Scruton
Hunworth and Stody Churches.
[London, Home Words, 1961]
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Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms and Burials.
Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1729-1812, Marriages 1736-1811 and Burials 1729-1811.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
Marriages
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

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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), Hunworth was in Erpingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

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Description & Travel

Bartram, Len
Hunworth and Stody, the Millennium, a souvenir booklet.
[Melton Constable, 1999]
Hunworth Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Hunworth which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Hunworth is in Holt Hundred.

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

You can see the administrative areas in which Hunworth 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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Land & Property

Land Tax
Principal property owners and occupiers, and the amounts paid.
1785-1786.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG070353 (Lat/Lon: 52.875398, 1.073997), Hunworth which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

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Population

These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.

Year  Inhabited
Houses
FamiliesPopulation
18013541183
18113738172
18214852220
18315757285
184149--234
185147--207
Year  Inhabited
Houses
FamiliesPopulation
186148--206
18714444206
18814447214
18914445222
19014545200
1911--46198

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.

1901 Census
"Including Hunworth Green."