Stoke Holy Cross

Holy Cross, Stoke Holy Cross

STOKE HOLY CROSS, on the east side of the river Tas, nearly 5 miles S of Norwich, has in its parish 453 souls, and 1,603 acres of land. Sir RJ Harvey, H Birkbeck, Esq, and RK Long, Esq, own most of the soil. The Dean and Chapter of Norwich are appropriators of the great tithes, (leased to Sir RJ Harvey,) and patrons of the vicarage, which was valued in 1831 at £162, and is now enjoyed by the Rev John Bailey, MA, for whom a handsome new Parsonage-house has recently been erected. The CHURCH stands on an eminence, . . . Here is a Baptist Chapel, built by Messrs J and J Colman, who also support an Infant School. Here are also two church schools.  . . .  Petty Sessions are held at the Rummer Inn
William White History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845)

Stoke Holy Cross Baptisms 1539-1812

Stoke Holy Cross Burials 1539-1812

Stoke Holy Cross Marriages 1539-1754

Stoke Holy Cross Marriages PD 408-4 1755-1812

Further registers for Stoke Holy Cross are included in the FreeReg database.

  • Stoke Holy Cross is part of the Henstead Hundred
  • History of Stoke Holy Cross