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"TACOLNESTON, commonly called Tacleston, is 5 miles N.E. of New Buckenham, and 10 miles S.W. by S. of Norwich, and has in its parish 518 souls, and 1396 acres of land, belonging to many owners, the largest of whom are Sir J. B. Boileau, lord of the manor and owner of the hall, now a farm house; and J. T. G. Browne, Esq., lord of Williams and Earls manors. The Church (All Saints,) has a square tower and five bells, and was rebuilt about 1500. The rectory, valued in the King's Book at £12 has a yearly rent of £545, awarded in 1845 in lieu of tithes. The Rev. William Cobbold is incumbent, and Mrs. Warren, who has a neat residence here, is the patroness. " [William White  History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright ©  Ann Duncan]

It may also be called Tacolston.



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Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Depwade, 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

Church of All Saints
Picture of the church.

Church Records

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

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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), Tacolneston was in Depwade Registration District.

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Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

Tacolneston is in Depwade Hundred.

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

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Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Tacolneston Inclosure Act, 1778.
An act for dividing, allotting and inclosing the commons and waste grounds within the parish of Tacolneston, in the county of Norfolk.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.



Tacolneston School Centenary Committee
Tacolneston School centenary anniversary, 1877-1977.