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Marlingford

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"MARLINGFORD parish, in the vale of the Yare, 6 miles W. of Norwich, has 195 souls, and 617 acres of land, mostly the property of Thomas L'Estrange Ewen, Esq., the lord of the manor. The Church (Virgin Mary,) is a small edifice, and the living is a discharged rectory, valued in the King's Book at £7. 12s. 8d., and in 1831 at £185. It was augmented in 1725-'6, with £200 of Queen Anne's Bounty, and £200 given by Rt. Fellowes, Esq. The tithes have been commuted for £162 per annum. The Rev. Thomas Greene is patron, and the Rev. Geo. Taylor incumbent." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Paddy Apling]

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Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Hingham, 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 the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.
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Church History

Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Description and pictures.
Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Services, etc.
Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Pictures of the church.
Burt, Roger M.
A brief history of Marlingford, Norfolk.
[Marlingford, The Church, 1986]
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Church Records

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), Marlingford was in Forehoe Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

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Description & Travel

Marlingford and Colton Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, etc.
Marlingford Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Marlingford Bawburgh Road Tower Mill
Description, history and map.
Marlingford Honingham Road Tower Mill
Description, history and map.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Marlingford which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Marlingford is in Forehoe Hundred.

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

You can see the administrative areas in which Marlingford 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

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG129089 (Lat/Lon: 52.636501, 1.145065), Marlingford which are provided by:

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Military Records

Blackmore, Julian
A richer dust: the Marlingford men who fell in the Great War.
[ISBN 1904136214, John Nickalls Pubs, 2004]

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

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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
18011827123
18111825129
18212136179
18313337174
184143--195
185147--225
Year  Inhabited
Houses
FamiliesPopulation
186148--224
18715257203
18815358226
18915656233
19015859262
1911--57253

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.