Weasenham All Saints
"WEASENHAM ALL SAINTS, or Upper Weasenham, is a small scattered village and parish, 3½ miles N.W. of Litcham, and 8 miles S.W. by S. of Fakenham, containing 363 souls, and 1957 acres of land, including 167A. of plantations. The whole, except a few cottages, 17A. of glebe, and the fuel allotment, belongs to the Earl of Leicester, who is also lord of the manor and lessee of the rectory. The Church is a small fabric, without a steeple, and the vicarage, valued in the King's Book at ￡15. 10s., with that of Weasenham St. Peter annexed to it, is in the gift of the Crown, and incumbency of the Rev. Chas. Campbell. Here is a fair for toys, &c., on the 25th of January. " [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]
See also Weasenham St Peter.
- 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 All Saints.
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Weasenham All Saints 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
You can see the administrative areas in which Weasenham All Saints has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- Great Britain: Inclosure Commissioners
- Statement of Claims (39): Weasenham All Saints, Weasenham Saint Peter, and Wellingham.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1806.
- Great Britain: Statute
- Weasenham and Wellingham Land-Allotment Act, 1806.
An act for allotting lands in the parishes of Weasenham All Saints, Weasenham Saint Peter, and Wellingham, in the county of Norfolk.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF850214 (Lat/Lon: 52.758788, 0.740287), Weasenham All Saints which are provided by:
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- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
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These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.
There may be more people living in detached parts of the parish (if there were any) and, if so, the number may or may not be included in the figures above. It is quite difficult to be sure from the population tables.