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Runhall

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"RUNHALL parish, near the chief source of the river Yare, 12 miles W. of Norwich, and 4½ miles N.E. of Hingham, has 248 souls, and 761A. of land, mostly belonging to Lord Wodehouse, the lord of the manor, impropriator, and patron of the vicarage, valued in the King's Book at £6. 18s., and augmented from 1742 to 1824, with £1200 of Queen Anne's Bounty, though valued in 1831 at only £60 per annum. The Hon. and Rev. Wm. Wodehouse is the incumbent. The Church (All Saints,) has a round tower, " [William White History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

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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 All Saints.
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Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
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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), Runhall was in Forehoe Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Runhall 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 Runhall 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 TG057072 (Lat/Lon: 52.623985, 1.037777), Runhall 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
18011628127
18111725144
18211829160
18312830176
184148--248
185151--239
Year  Inhabited
Houses
FamiliesPopulation
186151--246
18714755221
18814747192
18914646187
19014142163
1911--46187

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.