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Halvergate, Norfolk

Historical Description

Halvergate, a parish in Norfolk, 3 miles SSE fromAcle, and 3 N from Reedham station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Norwich; money order and telegraph office, Acle. Acreage, 2712; population of the civil parish, 504; of the ecclesiastical, with Tunstall, 635. Much of the land is moor and marsh. The living is a vicarage, with the vicarage of Tnnstall annexed, in the diocese of Norwich; joint yearly value, £287 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Norwich. The church is an ancient building of stone in the Perpendicular style, and there is a Primitive Methodist chapel. Halvergate Hall and the Eookery are chief residences.

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 parishHalvergate St. Peter and St. Paul 
Poor Law unionBlofield 

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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

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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Postal districtNR13
Post TownNorwich