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In 1996 Taverham had a population of 9085 people. It has seen recent population growth with the building of Thorpe Marriott , a new residential development in Taverham. The patron saint of Taverham is St Walstan .
Taverham has 2 state run first schools: Ghost Hill First School and Nightingale First School, and a public (privately owned) prep school: Taverham Hall School. St.Edmunds Middle School educates children between the ages of 8 and 12 years. Taverham High School as well as serving Taverham has a catchment area that includes the surrounding villages of Horsford , Felthorpe and Ringland .
There are a variety of small shops in Taverham.
Taverham also has a village hall, library, church, scout hut, 2 pubs: The Silver Fox and, in Thorpe Marriot, The Otter.
The first recorded mention of Taverham is thought to have been made in the time of Edward the Confessor.
In the 19th century Taverham was a major producer of paper. Some of the paper which was produced at Taverham Mill was used in producing The Times and the Oxford English Dictionary. The paper mill closed in 1899.
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