"TUNSTEAD, a parish in the hundred of TUNSTEAD, county of NORFOLK, 3 miles (N,E. by E.) from Coltishall, containing 501 inhabitants. The living,isasdischarged vicarage, with the perpetual curacy of, South Ruston annexed, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk, and diocese of Norwich, rated in the king's bopks at £18. 9. 7., and in the patronage of J. C. Clarke, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Mary." [Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) - copyright © Mel Lockie]
Tunstead is about 8 miles E.S.E. of Aylsham.
- In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Waxham, 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 Mary.
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1869 (and for the censuses in 1851 and 1861), Tunstead was in Tunstead and Happing Registration District.
This district was renamed on 1st January 1870 and, from then until 1930, Tunstead was in Smallburgh Registration District for civil registration and for the censuses of 1871 to 1901.
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Tunstead is in Tunstead Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Tunstead Hundred
- Description of Tunstead Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
You can see the administrative areas in which Tunstead has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- Great Britain: Statute
- Tunstead and Sco Ruston Inclosure Act, 1814.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Tunstead and Sco-Ruston, in the county of Norfolk.
[London, J. Dorington, 1814]
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG303226 (Lat/Lon: 52.752191, 1.411739), Tunstead which are provided by:
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