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Carleton Forehoe, Norfolk

Historical Description

Carleton-Forehoe, a parish in Norfolk, on the river Yare, 2 miles NE of Kimberley station on the G.E.R., and 3½ N by W of Wymondham, which is the post town and telegraph office; money order office, Barnham Broom. Acreage, 734; population of the civil parish, 130; of the ecclesiastical, 237. The living is a rectory, with Crownthorpe annexed, in the diocese of Norwich; value, £129 with residence, in the gift of the Earl of Kimberiey. The church is a small building of stone in the Perpendicular style, with a square tower, and was repaired in 1839, and reseated in 1876.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorfolk 
Ecclesiastical parishCarleton-Forehoe St. Mary 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, in association with Norfolk Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers for Norfolk online.

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Carleton Forehoe from the following:


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Norfolk 1563, 1589, and 1613 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictSouth Norfolk
Postal districtNR9
Post TownNorwich