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Foulden, Norfolk

Historical Description

Foulden, a village and a parish in Norfolk, near the river Wissey, 5½ miles E by S of Stoke Ferry station on the G.E.R. Post town, Brandon (S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Northwold. Acreage of the civil parish, 3418; population, 415; of the ecclesiastical, 637. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Oxburgh, in the diocese of Norwich; joint net yearly value, £330 with residence. Patron, Caius College, Cambridge. The church is ancient but good, and there are Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist chapels.

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 parishFoulden All Saints 
HundredSouth Greenhoe 
Poor Law unionSwaffham 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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Postal districtIP26
Post TownThetford