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Wramplingham

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"WRAMPLINGHAM, a parish and scattered village, on the Yare, 3 miles N. by E. of Wymondam [sic], has 236 souls, and 830A. of land, belonging to several owners, the largest of whom are E. Lombe, Esq., (lord of the manor,) The Rev. J.S. Cann, and the Farrer and Fisher families. The Church (St. Peter and St. Paul,) has lately been thoroughly repaired, and has a tower, round at the base and sexangular above. The rectory, valued in the King's Book at £5. 4s. 9½d., and in 1831, at £294, is in the gift of Robt. Marsham, Esq., and incumbency of the Rev. Edwd. Marsham, M.A., of Sculthorpe. " [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

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Cemeteries

Not all memorials may be included, even when a transcription is marked as complete, for example when stones are not legible enough to be read or photographed.

Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
Memorial Inscriptions of the Church and Churchyard of St Peter and St Paul, Wramplingham, Norfolk.
[Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 2014]

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

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Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Hingham, 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 Peter and St Paul.
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Church History

Church of St Peter and St Paul
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter and St Paul
Services, etc.
Church of St Peter and St Paul
Pictures of the church.
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Church Records

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

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

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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), Wramplingham was in Forehoe Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

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Description & Travel

Barford and Wramplingham Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, etc.
Wramplingham Post Mill
Description and map.
Wramplingham Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Wramplingham is in Forehoe Hundred.

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

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

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Land & Property

Great Britain: Statute
Wramplingham Inclosure Act, 1813.
An act for inclosing land in the parish of Wramplingham, in the county of Norfolk.
[1813]

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG113064 (Lat/Lon: 52.613837, 1.12009), Wramplingham which are provided by:

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Military Records

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

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Population

These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.

Year  Inhabited
Houses
FamiliesPopulation
18012026161
18112031163
18212538215
18312949247
184147--236
185152--245
Year  Inhabited
Houses
FamiliesPopulation
186148--194
18714748211
18814243181
18914141172
19014040175
1911--36168

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.

1861 Census
"The decrease in Wramplingham parish is attributed partly to the removal of dilapidated houses, and partly to the migration of young persons."