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[[England|<references />England]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Suffolk]] &nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Hoxne Hundred, Suffolk|Hoxne Hundred]]&nbsp;[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Suffolk Parishes]]&nbsp;[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp;Hoxne __NOTOC__ <!-- The tag __TOC__ allows one to move the contents box anywhere on the page. The Tag __NOTOC__ removes the contents box from the page--> {{Historical populations
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|1801 |972
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|1821 |1066
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|1841 |1333
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|1851 |1262
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|1891 |938
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|}}"HOXNE is a large and well-built village, pleasantly situated on the south side of the river Waveney, near its confluence with the small river Dove, 3 miles N.E. of [[Eye, Suffolk|Eye]], 5 miles E.S.E. of [[Diss, Norfolk|Diss]], and 6 miles S.W. of Harleston. Its parish has been added to the Parliamentary borough of Eye, and comprises 4257A. 2r. 11 p. of fertile land, and encreased its population from 972 souls, in 1801, to 1333, in 1841. It has a large old corn mill on the Waveney, which has recently been converted into a flaxmill and linen manufactory, also has another large mill at [[Syleham, Suffolk|Syleham]], about a mile and a half below. It has a fair for chapmen on December 1st, and had formerly a cattle fair on the same day, but it was removed to Harleston, in Norfolk, in 1780. It gives name to Hoxne Hundred and Union, but the workhouse for the latter is at Stradbroke…."<ref>[[ Suffolk_Gazetteers#Bibliography|William White, 1844,  History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Suffolk]]; page 458-461</ref> {{Geographic location |title = '''Neighbouring Parishes''' |
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Center = Hoxne |
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North =  [[Billingford_(near_Scole),_Norfolk|Billingford]] :: : :::  [[Thorpe_Abbots, Norfolk|Thorpe-Abbots]]|
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Northeast =  [[Syleham, Suffolk|Syleham]]|
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East = [[Wingfield, Suffolk|Wingfield]]:  : [[Stradbroke, Suffolk|Stradbroke]]|
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Southeast = [[Horham, Suffolk|Horham]] |
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South =  [[Denham_St_John_(near_Eye),_Suffolk|Denham]] - [[Redlingfield, Suffolk|Redlingfield]]|
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Southwest =  [[Denham_St_John_(near_Eye),_Suffolk|Denham]]|
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West = [[Eye, Suffolk|Eye]] |
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Northwest = [[Brome_with_Oakley,_Suffolk|Brome-with-Oakley]]
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}}
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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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{{-}} {{notice|'''Project members''': Refer to [[Talk:Suffolk|Suffolk Discussion Page]] for details about developing this page. }}
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
  
Hoxne is in [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/SFK/RegDists.html#Hoxne Hoxne district]. To search an index of Hoxne district records go to [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD]. The [[Suffolk Civil Registration|Suffolk Civil Registration]] article tells more about these records.
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If you [[Suffolk Archives and Libraries|live in Suffolk]] then you will have access to a variety of resources; however, for those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]].&nbsp;&nbsp; Refer to {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C+Hoxne|subject|disp=Hoxne}} and {{FHL|England%2C+Suffolk%2C|subject|disp=Suffolk }} in the Family History Library Catalog for available records.  
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=== Civil Registration  ===
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<u>Hoxne</u> was in '''Hoxne''' district till 1907 at which time it was moved into Hartismere District. In 1907 Hoxne district was abolished. To search an index of Hoxne or Hartismere district records go to [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD]. The [[Suffolk Civil Registration|Suffolk Civil Registration]] article tells more about these records. {{Navbox
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|list1 = [[Athelington, Suffolk|Athelington]]{{·}}[[Badingham, Suffolk|Badingham]]{{·}}[[Bedfield, Suffolk|Bedfield]]{{·}}[[Bedingfield, Suffolk|Bedingfield]]{{·}}[[Brundish, Suffolk|Brundish]]{{·}}[[Denham St John (near Eye), Suffolk|Denham St John]]{{·}}[[Dennington, Suffolk|Dennington]]{{·}}[[Fressingfield, Suffolk|Fressingfield]]{{·}}[[Horham, Suffolk|Horham]]{{·}}[[Hoxne, Suffolk|Hoxne]]{{·}}[[Laxfield, Suffolk|Laxfield]]{{·}}[[Mendham, Suffolk|Mendham]]{{·}}[[Metfield, Suffolk|Metfield]]{{·}}[[Monk Soham, Suffolk|Monk-Soham]]{{·}}[[Saxstead, Suffolk|Saxtead]]{{·}}[[Southolt, Suffolk|Southolt]]{{·}}[[Stradbroke, Suffolk|Stradbroke]]{{·}}[[Syleham, Suffolk|Syleham]]{{·}}[[Tannington, Suffolk|Tannington]]{{·}}
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[[Weybread, Suffolk|Weybread]]{{·}}[[Wilby, Suffolk|Wilby]]{{·}}[[Wingfield, Suffolk|Wingfield]]{{·}}[[Withersdale, Suffolk|Withersdale]]{{·}}[[Worlingworth, Suffolk|Worlingworth]]
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|below = [[Kelsale_with_Carlton,_Suffolk|Kelsale with Carlton]] was a detached part of Hoxne Hundred. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoxne_%28hundred%29  Hoxne Hundred on Wikipedia]
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}}&nbsp;While the district had been created in 1837 for the purpose of recording births, deaths , and marriages, the Hundred had been in existence for hundreds of years for administrative, military, and judicial purposes.
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=== Church records  ===
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The Parish Registers begin in 1572.&nbsp; They can be view at the Suffolk Record Office.&nbsp; A copy of the registers from 1572 to 1900 can be purchased from the&nbsp; Suffolk Record Office.&nbsp; For pre 1813 Bishop Transcript entries you will need to look in Hoxne Deanery, Archdeaconry of Suffolk.&nbsp; [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=173-fc82&cid=0#0 Parish Chest records are considerable for Hoxne].&nbsp;The Suffolk Family History Society has [http://www.suffolkfhs.co.uk/osc/product_info.php?products_id=367 published a CD] containing the baptisms for every parish in Hoxne Deanery covering the time period of 1813 to 1900. See [[Suffolk Church Records|Suffolk Church Record]] for further details.
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=== Census records  ===
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{{Suffolk Census| Hoxne, England, Census|census=Hoxne Census|2=Hoxne| countycensuspage= Suffolk Census}} <!-- This is a template at the address of  https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Template:Suffolk_Census  This template may be on 100's of pages, edit it from the template page-->
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| colspan="5" | <center>{{H:title|Answers to the Census Returns of 1831 pertaining to housing, Employment, population...|Abstract of the Answers and Returns made pursuant to an Act ...  1831 Census|link=no|dotted=no|external=no}} [http://books.google.com/books?id=YQJDAAAAcAAJ&dq=editions%3AZEPMe5v3FqQC&pg=PA614#v=onepage&q=hoxne&f=false free google ebook]</center>
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| bgcolor="#F7F3D1" colspan="5" | <center>'''Hoxne'''- 1890 acres or 3 Sq. miles </center>
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! width="12%" | <center><span style="font-size:75%"> {{H:title|Inhabited Houses|Houses|dotted=yes}}</span></center>
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! width="12%" | <center><span style="font-size:75%"> {{H:title|Families chiefly employed in Agriculture|Agriculture|dotted=yes}}</span></center>
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! width="12%" | <center><span style="font-size:75%"> {{H:title|Families chiefly employed in Trades, Manufactures, and Handicraft|Trade|dotted=yes}}</span></center>
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! width="12%" | <center><span style="font-size:75%"> {{H:title|All other families not comprised in the two preceeding Classes.  artists, teachers, clerks, surveyors, miners, fisherman, boatman, roadmakers, labourers other than agriculture, etc.|Other|dotted=yes}}</span></center>
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! width="12%" | <center><span style="font-size:75%"> {{H:title|Population|Persons|dotted=yes}}</span></center>
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| width="75" | <center>159</center>
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| width="50" | <center>149</center>
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| width="20" | <center>1243</center>
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=== Probate records  ===
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Prior to 1858 the [[Suffolk Probate Jurisdictions Parishes H through K|primary court that had jurisdiction]] over Hoxne was the [[Court of the Archdeaconry of Suffolk|Archdeaconry of Suffolk]]; however, a person’s will or administration may have been probated in nearby courts or even in London. After 1858 it was in Ipswich District.&nbsp; Refer to the [[Suffolk Probate Records|Suffolk Probate Records]] article for further details. Note: Hoxne shares a border with the Archdeaconry of Sudbury.  
  
==== 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
 
==== Census records  ====
 
Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Suffolk Probate Records| Suffolk 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 and Gazetteers  ==
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.  
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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*[[Suffolk Gazetteers]] - There are numerous online gazetteers
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/Default.aspx British History Online] - HOXNE (St. Peter and St. Paul), a '''parish''', and the head of a union, in the hundred of Hoxne, E. division of Suffolk, 3¼ miles (N. E.) from Eye. <ref>Lewis,Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51050#s21 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)''], pp. 566-569.</ref>
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
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[[Category: Suffolk]]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoxne Hoxne on Wikipedia]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoxne_hoard Hoxne Hoard on Wikipedia]
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*[http://www.roperld.com/Hoxne.htm Hoxne Websites]
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Revision as of 20:54, 27 January 2013

England  Gotoarrow.png  Suffolk   Gotoarrow.png  Hoxne Hundred Gotoarrow.png  Suffolk Parishes Gotoarrow.png Hoxne

Historical populations
Year Pop.
1801 972
1821 1,066
1841 1,333
1851 1,262
1871 -
1891 938
"HOXNE is a large and well-built village, pleasantly situated on the south side of the river Waveney, near its confluence with the small river Dove, 3 miles N.E. of Eye, 5 miles E.S.E. of Diss, and 6 miles S.W. of Harleston. Its parish has been added to the Parliamentary borough of Eye, and comprises 4257A. 2r. 11 p. of fertile land, and encreased its population from 972 souls, in 1801, to 1333, in 1841. It has a large old corn mill on the Waveney, which has recently been converted into a flaxmill and linen manufactory, also has another large mill at Syleham, about a mile and a half below. It has a fair for chapmen on December 1st, and had formerly a cattle fair on the same day, but it was removed to Harleston, in Norfolk, in 1780. It gives name to Hoxne Hundred and Union, but the workhouse for the latter is at Stradbroke…."[1]

Parish History


Resources

If you live in Suffolk then you will have access to a variety of resources; however, for those who live further afield, one can access microfilm and online records at Family History Centers.   Refer to Hoxne and Suffolk in the Family History Library Catalog for available records.

Civil Registration

Hoxne was in Hoxne district till 1907 at which time it was moved into Hartismere District. In 1907 Hoxne district was abolished. To search an index of Hoxne or Hartismere district records go to FreeBMD. The Suffolk Civil Registration article tells more about these records.  While the district had been created in 1837 for the purpose of recording births, deaths , and marriages, the Hundred had been in existence for hundreds of years for administrative, military, and judicial purposes.

Church records

The Parish Registers begin in 1572.  They can be view at the Suffolk Record Office.  A copy of the registers from 1572 to 1900 can be purchased from the  Suffolk Record Office.  For pre 1813 Bishop Transcript entries you will need to look in Hoxne Deanery, Archdeaconry of Suffolk.  Parish Chest records are considerable for Hoxne. The Suffolk Family History Society has published a CD containing the baptisms for every parish in Hoxne Deanery covering the time period of 1813 to 1900. See Suffolk Church Record for further details.

Census records

There are census records available for Hoxne from 1841 to 1911. Census records are available on a variety of subscription and other websites. If you need to consult the 1841 to 1891 census on microfilm, refer to Hoxne Census in the library catalogue.
There is statistical data available for the census years 1801 to 1931 that records the number of houses, families, people, and other statistical data for every parish in the county.
Refer to the Suffolk Census wiki article for details.

Abstract of the Answers and Returns made pursuant to an Act ... 1831 Census free google ebook
Hoxne- 1890 acres or 3 Sq. miles

Employment

Houses
Agriculture
Trade
Other
Persons
159
149
99
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1243

Probate records

Prior to 1858 the primary court that had jurisdiction over Hoxne was the Archdeaconry of Suffolk; however, a person’s will or administration may have been probated in nearby courts or even in London. After 1858 it was in Ipswich District.  Refer to the Suffolk Probate Records article for further details. Note: Hoxne shares a border with the Archdeaconry of Sudbury.

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

References