Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Sisland

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

Sisland

Primary tabs

"SISLAND, or Sizeland, 10 miles S. E. of Norwich, has in its parish only 64 souls, and about 500A. of land, belonging to various owners, and lying in the manors of Charles and Brooke. Lord Berners is lord of the former, and G. S. Kett, Esq., of the latter. The CHURCH (St. Mary,) is a small fabric, …The rectory, valued in K.B. at £3. 13s. 9d., and in 1831 at £126, is in the patronage and incumbency of the Rev. Wm. Hobson, B.D. The glebe is 18A.; and the common was enclosed in 1813." [William White History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

The name may also be spelled Siseland.

topup
topup

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Sisland area or see them printed on a map.

topup

Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Brooke, 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 Mary.
topup

Church History

Church of St Mary
Description, services and picture.
Church of St Mary
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary
Description, services and picture.
topup

Church Records

Marriages
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in Phillimore's Marriage Registers.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

topup

Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Sisland was in Loddon and Clavering Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

topup

Description and Travel

Sisland Water Mill
Description.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Sisland which are provided by:

topup
topup

Gazetteers

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Sisland to another place.

Click here for a list of nearby places.

topup

Historical Geography

Sisland is in Loddon Hundred.

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

You can see the administrative areas in which Sisland has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

topup
topup
topup
topup

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

topup

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
Families Population
1801   7 10   54
1811   7   9   55
1821   9 14 101
1831 10 11   85
1841 12 --   64
1851 13 --   77
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1861 13 -- 76
1871 12 12 75
1881 13 13 71
1891 11 14 69
1901 11 12 69
1911 -- 13 73

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.

topup