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Hargham, Norfolk

Historical Description

Hargham, a parish in Norfolk, 1 mile N of Eccles Road station on the G.E.R., and 3½ miles SW by S from Attleborough. Post town, money order, and telegraph-office, Attleborough. Acreage, 1223; population of th& civil parish, 61; of the ecclesiastical, with Wilby, 165. Hargham Hall is a modern mansion, standing in a park of 50 acres. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Wilby, in the diocese of Norwich. The church is a small building of flint, consisting now of chancel and nave only.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyNorfolk 
Ecclesiastical parishHargham All Saints 
HundredShropham 
Poor Law unionWayland 

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


Church Records

Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Norfolk Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers for Norfolk online.

Findmypast, in conjunction with Norfolk Record Office have the following parish records online for Hargham:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1561-18121561-18121564-19041561-1879


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Hargham from the following:


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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