"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]
- 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.
- Church of All Saints
- Description and pictures.
- These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Brandon Parva, Coston, Runhall and Welborne Parish Council
- Councillors, meetings, minutes, newsletters, etc.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Runhall to another place.
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.
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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- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
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.