"STANHOE, a scattered village, 2 miles E. of Docking, and 4 miles S.S.W. of Burnham Market, has in its fertile and well cultivated parish 445 souls, and 1,413 acres of land, mostly the property of Derick Hoste and John Calthrop, Esqrs.; the former of whom is lord of the manor, and the latter resides at Stanhoe Hall, . . . The CHURCH (All Saints,) has a lofty tower, and the living is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £16, and in 1831 at £360. D. Hoste, Esq., is patron, and the Rev. Daniel Everard, M.A., of Burnham, is the incumbent, for whom the Rev. E.B. Everard officiates. The inhabitants of Barwick attend the church here, from which the parish is sometimes called Stanhoe-with-Barwick. The Wesleyans have a chapel here, built in 1837.  " [William White History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]


Stanhoe is sometimes called Stanhoe with Barwick.
See also Barwick.


Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Heacham, 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 All Saints.

Church History

Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.
Follow the link to the home page, then search for the church.

Church Records

Stanhoe with Barwick Marriages 1567-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 12.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

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Historical Geography

Stanhoe is in Smithdon Hundred.

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

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



You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF804370 (Lat/Lon: 52.900516, 0.68098), Stanhoe which are provided by:


Military Records


Poor Houses, Poor Law