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West Acre is about 5 miles N.N.W. of Swaffham.
It is also known as Westacre.
See also Castle Acre and South Acre.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
Church of All Saints
Description, services, minister, address, etc.
Fairweather, F.H.
The Priory of St Mary and All Saints, Westacre, and excavations upon its site.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.23, 1929]
Vincent, Nicholas
The Foundation of Westacre Priory.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.41, 1993]

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Marriages 1665-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 10.
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), West Acre was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

West Acre Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
West Acre Post Mill
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

West Acre is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


Voting Registers

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February 2008