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Sidestrand

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"SIDESTRAND, or Syderstrand, on the coast, 3 miles E.S.E. of Cromer, has in its parish 161 souls, and 445 acres of land, partly belonging to Samuel Hoare, Esq., the lord of the manor, and partly to Mr. Flaxman Spurrell. The CHURCH (St. Michael,) is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £5. 10s., and now having 2A. 19P. of glebe, and a yearly rent of £106. 12s., awarded in 1838, in lieu of tithes. It was augmented with £200 of Queen Anne's Bounty, in 1810. The Rev. P. Johnson is incumbent, and the patronage is alternately in the Queen, as Duchess of Lancaster, and S. Hoare, Esq. " [William White History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

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See also Overstrand.
Poppyland is the area around Overstrand and Sidestrand.

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Cemeteries

The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of North Erpingham (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Sidestrand.
See Trunch

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

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Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Repps, 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 St Michael and All Angels.
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Church History

Church of St Michael
Description and pictures.
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Church Records

Hoare, Christobel M.
Records of a Norfolk village, being notes on the history of the parish of Sidestrand, with a complete transcript of the registers, 1558-1858 and a preface by Walter Rye.
[Bedford, Times publishing company, 1914]
Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1725-1809, Marriages 1725-1809 and Burials 1725-1809.
[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), Sidestrand was in Erpingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

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Description & Travel

Sidestrand Smock Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Poppyland
This is the area around Overstrand and Sidestrand.
Knights, Mark
The illustrated guide to Cromer and neighbourhood: including Runton, Sherringham, Overstrand, Sidestrand, Mundesley, Northrepps, Bacton, Bromholm, and the Broads; revised to the present time by Mark Knights.
[London, Jarrold, 1880s]
Rothery, Constance
The Poppyland Flyer: the story of the railway line from Cromer to North Walsham, 1906-1953: calling at: Cromer Links - Overstrand - Sidestrand Halt -Trimmingham and Paston and Knapton - Mundesley.
[Norfolk, 1984]
Stibbons, Peter; and Cleveland, David
Poppyland: Strands of Norfolk History.
[ISBN 0946148171, Poppyland Publishing, 1985]

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Sidestrand which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Sidestrand is in North Erpingham Hundred.

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

You can see the administrative areas in which Sidestrand 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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History

Hoare, Christobel M.
Records of a Norfolk village, being notes on the history of the parish of Sidestrand, with a complete transcript of the registers, 1558-1858 and a preface by Walter Rye.
[Bedford, Times publishing company, 1914]
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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG260397 (Lat/Lon: 52.907401, 1.359043), Sidestrand which are provided by:

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Poor Houses, Poor Law