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Billington St Leonard is an Ancient parish and includes: Thorpe Parva, Pierleston, and Pirleston. It is in the deanery of Redenhall and the Diocese of Norwich.<br>
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It should not be confused with the village and parish of St Peter&nbsp;of the same name [[Billingford (near Foulsham), Norfolk]]
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BILLINGFORD (St. Leonard), a '''parish''', in the union of Depwade, hundred of Earsham, E. division of Norfolk, 1½ mile (E.) from Scole. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50798#s30 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 237-241. X</ref><br>
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Billington St Leonard is an Ancient parish and includes: Thorpe Parva, Pierleston, and Pirleston. It is in the deanery of Redenhall and the Diocese of Norwich.<br>
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It should not be confused with the village and parish of St Peter&nbsp;of the same name [[Billingford (near Foulsham), Norfolk]]  
  
 
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Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.  
 
Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.  
  
The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search. [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&sourceid=1&utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&utm_medium=Key+Keywords&utm_campaign=1911+census+ Find my Past 1911 census search]<br>
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The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search. [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&sourceid=1&utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&utm_medium=Key+Keywords&utm_campaign=1911+census+ Find my Past 1911 census search]<br>  
  
 
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See also [[England Norfolk Poor Law Union Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
See also [[England Norfolk Poor Law Union Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
[[Norfolk Poor Law Unions]]<br>
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== Registration Districts  ==
 
== Registration Districts  ==
  
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*Scole 1936-1974
  
 
== Probate Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Probate Jurisdictions  ==
  
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[[Norfolk Probate Jurisdictions Parishes B]]  
  
 
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== Maps  ==
  
 
[[England Jurisdictions 1851]]  
 
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Parish History

BILLINGFORD (St. Leonard), a parish, in the union of Depwade, hundred of Earsham, E. division of Norfolk, 1½ mile (E.) from Scole. [1]


Billington St Leonard is an Ancient parish and includes: Thorpe Parva, Pierleston, and Pirleston. It is in the deanery of Redenhall and the Diocese of Norwich.

It should not be confused with the village and parish of St Peter of the same name Billingford (near Foulsham), Norfolk

Church Records

Images of the parish register for this parish are available on FamilySearch Records ( Historical Records)

Census records

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Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.



Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.

The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search. Find my Past 1911 census search

Poor Law Union

Depwade Poor Law Union

See also England Norfolk Poor Law Union Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Norfolk Poor Law Unions

Registration Districts

  • Depwade1837-1935
  • Scole 1936-1974

Probate Jurisdictions

Norfolk Probate Jurisdictions Parishes B

Maps

England Jurisdictions 1851

References

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 237-241. X