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England  Gotoarrow.png  Norfolk Gotoarrow.png  Norfolk Parishes

St Andrew, Wood Dalling, Norfolk .jpg

Parish History

WOOD-DALLING (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Aylsham, hundred of Eynsford, E. division of Norfolk, 3 miles (N. by W.) from Reepham. The Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists have each a place of worship. [1]

Wood Dalling St Andrew is an Ancient parish in the Diocese of Norwich.

In the Domesday Book Dallinga denotes a settlement lying in a dale or valley and to distinguish it from other dallings the word Wood was added.

The church is 14th century in the present building with the large tower added in the 15th century.

Wood Dalling is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated some 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of Fakenham, 20 km (12 mi) south-west of Cromer, and 30 km (19 mi) north-west of Norwich.
For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Broadland.


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

  • Aylsham 1837-1938
  • Norwich Outer 1939-1974
  • Norwich

Church records

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Images of the parish register for this parish are available at FamilySearch Historical Records

Norfolk Record Office PD 367

Parish registers Microfilm copies of original records in the Norfolk Record Office, Central Library, Norwich, Norfolk, England.

Item 1 Baptisms, marriages, burials 1653-1748 Item 2 Baptisms and burials 1749-1812 Marriages 1748-1753 Item 3 Baptisms 1813-1877 Item 4 Marriages and banns 1754-1811 Item 5 Marriages 1813-1836 Item 6 Marriages 1837-1901 Item 7 Burials 1813-1912 Item 8 Banns 1824-1879 Item 9 Banns 1879-1902 FHL BRITISH Film 1596458 Items 1-9

Archdeacons transcripts Microfilm copies of original records in the Norfolk Record Office, Central Library, Norwich, Norfolk, England.

Baptisms and burials 1601-1608, 1623-1633, 1666-1812 Marriages 1601-1608, 1629-1633, 1666-1811 FHL BRITISH Film 1526783 Item 6

See also

England Norfolk Church of England Parish Registers and Bishops’ Transcripts (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Census records


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.

Index for the Census may be searched at FamilySearch Historical Records

Poor Law Unions

Aylsham Poor Law Union

Norfolk Poor Law Unions

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Norfolk Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

http://www.achurchnearyou.com/wood-dalling-st-andrew/ for information about the parish

http://www.reephambenefice.org.uk/wooddallingchurch.html the Reepham benefice web site includes a photo tour of the church and its history

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=78472 British History online

http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/wooddalling/wooddalling.htm Norfolk Churches web site


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp.652-654. Date accessed: 12 August 2013.