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'An Essay towards a Topographical History', (11 vols, 1805-)

An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 1

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Details the hundreds of Diss, Shropham and Guiltcross, in the south of the county bordering Suffolk. It includes an account of the parish of Attleborough.

An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 2

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Covers the parishes of the hundreds of Grimshoe, Wayland and Forehoe. Also contains an extensive account of the town of Thetford.

An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 3The History of the City and County of Norwich, part I

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
A chronological account of the city of Norwich. Also includes an account of the diocese and bishops of Norwich.

An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 4The History of the City and County of Norwich, part II

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
A topographical account of the city of Norwich, including sections on the cathedral and precinct, the wards and the city parishes.

An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 5

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Contains accounts of the parishes in the four hundreds of Depwade, Earsham, Henstead and Humble, all in the south-east of the country.

An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 6

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Describes the parishes of the hundred of South Erpingham in the north of the county, and the central hundred of South Greenhoe.

An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 7

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Details the parishes of four hundreds: Brother Cross and Gallow hundreds in the north, Blofield in the east and Clackclose in the west of the county.

An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 8

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Describes the parishes of the four hundreds of Clavering, Eynford, Freebridge and North Erpingham.

An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 9

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Details the histories of the parishes of the five hundreds of Freebridge, Happing, Holt, Launditch and North Greenhow, all in the northern half of the county.

An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 10

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Describes the parishes of the hundreds of Launditch, Loddon, Mitford, Smethdon and Taverham.

An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk: volume 11

•  11th and 12th centuries •  13th century •  14th century •  15th century •  16th century •  17th century •  18th century •  19th century
Describes the parishes of West Flegg, East Flegg, Walsham and Tunstead hundreds, in the east of the county. It includes an extensive account of the town of Great Yarmouth.