"STANFIELD, on the Fakenham road, 5½ miles N.W. by N. of East Dereham, has in its parish 259 souls, and 926A. 3R. 12P. of land, belonging to the Rev. Robt. Hankinson, and a few smaller owners. The Church, (St. Margaret,) is a discharged rectory, valued in the King's Book at £6. 14s. 2d., and in 1831, at £245. It is in the patronage and incumbency of the Rev. James Royle, who built the present commodious Rectory House. The glebe is about 20A. " [William White History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]
- Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
- St Margaret's Church, Stanfield: Memorial Inscriptions.
[Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 1998]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
- In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Brisley, in the archdeaconry of Norwich.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to St Margaret.
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Stanfield is in Launditch Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Launditch Hundred
- Description of Launditch Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
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