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Hardingham, Norfolk

Historical Description

Hardingham, a parish in Norfolk, on the Dereham Junction of the G.E.R., 5½ miles NW from Wymondham. It has a station on the railway, and a post and money order office under Attleborough; telegraph office, Hingham. Acreage, 2418; population, 528. i The manor of Hardingham and Flockthorpe belongs to the Earl of Rimberley. Hardingham Hall is the chief residence. Hardingham Grove is a modern mansion of red brick, very pleasantly situated. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £540 with residence. Patron, Clare College, Cambridge. The church is Early English, and in excellent repair. Sir Thomas Gresham was a native.

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 parishHardingham St. George 
Poor Law unionMitford and Launditch 

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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

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

Postal districtNR9
Post TownNorwich