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Runham Vauxhall

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"Runham Vauxhall was created in 1894 out of the south eastern part of the parish of Runham, which was about 4 miles from the centre of Runham, and was in Great Yarmouth County Borough."
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Runham Vauxhall is about 1 mile N. of Great Yarmouth.
See also Runham.

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Churches

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Church Directories

  • In 1894 the parish was in the Deanery of Flegg, in the archdeaconry of Norwich.
    It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both before and after this date.
  • In 1911 the parish of St Mary, Southtown, was created. It included the "neighbourhood of Vauxhall station". [From Kelly's Norfolk Directory for 1916].
  • "At Runham Vauxhall is a Congregational mission hall, seating 200". [From Kelly's Directory of Great Yarmouth for 1921-22].
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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1894 and 1923 (and for the census for 1901), Runham Vauxhall was in Flegg Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

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Directories

  • 1916: Kelly's Norfolk Directory
     
    RUNHAM VAUXHALL is a parish in East and West Flegg incorporation, constituted under the "Local Government Act, 1894." The area is 44 acres of land and 3 of tidal water; rateable value, £2,232; the population in 1911 was 620.
     
  • 1921-22: Kelly's Directory of Great Yarmouth
     
    Runham Vauxhall is a parish in the East and West Flegg Poor Law Incorporation, constituted under the "Local Government Act, 1894." Here is the terminal station on the Norwich line (via Reedham and Acle) of the Great Eastern Railway. The area is 44 acres of land and 3 of tidal water; assessable value, £2,562 10s.; the population in 1911 was 620.
     
    Runham Vauxhall Street Directory

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Runham Vauxhall is in East Flegg Hundred.

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for East Flegg and West Flegg Hundreds
Runham Vauxhall was formed out of the south east portion of the parish of Runham.
Description of East Flegg and West Flegg Hundreds
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

You can see the administrative areas in which Runham Vauxhall 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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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG518082 (Lat/Lon: 52.613148, 1.718015), Runham Vauxhall which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law, etc.

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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.

See also the population figures and notes for Runham.

Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1861   --   --   53
1871   --   --   --
1881   --   --   --
1891 128   -- 600
1901 131 133 612
1911   --   -- 620

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.

Kelly's Directory of Norfolk for 1900 notes that the population of Runham Vauxhall was 642 in 1891.