Fonds PD 709 - Parish Records of Sporle with Palgrave

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PD 709


Parish Records of Sporle with Palgrave


  • 1561-2021 (Creation)

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9 boxes, 3 rolls, 1 folder, 4 volumes

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In Cranwich Deanery. According to Youngs' 'Guide to the Administrative Units of England', Little Palgrave was united with Sporle in 1581 to create the parish of Sporle with Palgrave. The living of Sporle was a vicarage, with the rectory of Little Palgrave annexed.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 27 August 2004 (ACC 2004/120); 12 May, 7 July and 29 September 2008 (ACC 2008/44, 105 and 200); 17 March 2010 (ACC 2009/374); 26 May 2010 (ACC 2010/46); 6 July 2010 (ACC 2010/87); 13 September 2011 (ACC 2011/146 numbered PD 709/21); 1 July 2013 (ACC 2013/96), and 17 February 2022 (ACC 2021/225). List completed 17 September 2004 (JW), amended 26 May 2010 (SM), 6 July 2010 (JD); 2 July 2013 (JW); February 2017 (IRP); and February 2022 (AB) .

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Comprises parish registers, 1561-2021; churchwardens' accounts, 1680-1940 and vestry minutes, 1836-1875; overseers' accounts, 1698-1779 and 1847-1867, and tithe maps, 1838.

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