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Little Snoring

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"SNORING (LITTLE) is a pleasant village and parish, 3 miles E.N.E. of Fakenham, containing 293 souls, and 1,518A. of land. Lord Hastings owns most of the soil, and is lord of the manor, and patron of the CHURCH, (St. Andrew,) . . . Here was a house of Lepers, founded in 1638. The rectory, valued in the King's Book at £12, is consolidated with East Barsham,  The glebe is 59A. 3R. " [William White History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

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See also Great Snoring.

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Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Burnham, 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 Andrew.
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Church History

Church of St Andrew
Description and pictures.
Church of St Andrew
Description, history and pictures.
Little Snoring Primitive Methodist Church
Description and pictures.
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Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms
Marriages 1559-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 6.
Marriages
Marriages
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.

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), Little Snoring was in Walsingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

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Description & Travel

Great Snoring and Little Snoring
Description, history, pictures, maps, churches, censuses, parish records, etc.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Little Snoring is in Gallow Hundred.

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

You can see the administrative areas in which Little Snoring 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 TF956323 (Lat/Lon: 52.852651, 0.903023), Little Snoring which are provided by:

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Military Records

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Poor Houses, Poor Law