North Tuddenham


"TUDDENHAM (NORTH) is a parish of dispersed houses, extending from 2½ to 4¾ miles E. of East Dereham, and comprising 417 inhabitants, and 2272 acres of land, lying in the manors of St. Clere and Bellhouse Hall, of which T.B. Evans is lord; but T.T. Berney, Esq., the Rev. J. Day, Mrs. Brown, and some others have estates here. The CHURCH (St. Mary,) stands about 12 miles W. of Norwich, and has a square tower with one bell.  ... The rectory, valued in the King's Book at £10.5s.5d., and in 1831 at £728, is in the patronage and incumbency of the Rev. John Day. The tithes were commuted in 1839 for £682 per annum. The Primitive Methodists have a small chapel here.  "[William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Paddy Apling]


See also East Tuddenham.



Mid-Norfolk FHS
St Mary's Church, North Tuddenham: Memorial Inscriptions.
[Mid-Norfolk FHS, 1990s?]

Church Directories

  • The parish is in the Deanery of Hingham, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
  • The parish church is dedicated to St Mary.

Church History

Church of St Mary
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary
Services, location, picture, etc.

Church Records

Bishop's Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.

Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), North Tuddenham was in Mitford and Launditch Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration


Description & Travel

North Tuddenham Mill
Description, history and picture.
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Historical Geography

North Tuddenham is in Mitford hundred.

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


Land & Property

Great Britain: Statute
North Tuddenham Inclosure Act, 1763/4.
An act for inclosing and dividing so much of the moor or common, called Badley Moor, as lies within the manors of North Tuddenham alias Saint Clares, Mattishall Tuddenham, on the part of North Tuddenham and Bell House Hall, and in the parish of North Tuddenham, in the county of Norfolk: and certain other commons and wastes within the said manors and parish.


Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Mitford and Launditch Registration District, 1836
and nearby places.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG039142 (Lat/Lon: 52.686841, 1.015978), North Tuddenham which are provided by:


Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.

Poor Houses, Poor Law