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Norfolk: Babingley

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Babingley is about 5 miles N.E. of King's Lynn.
The name may also be spelled Babingly.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Felix
Description and pictures.
Church of St Felix
Picture of the church.

Former Church of St Felix
Description and pictures of the ruins.

Church Records

Marriages 1662-1812
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 2.
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), Babingley was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Babingley Post Mill
Babingley Water Mill
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Babingley is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.

Land and Property

Hurst, J.G.
Seventeenth-century cottages at Babingley, Norfolk.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.32, 1961]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Freebridge Lynn Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.

Year   Inhabited
Families Population
1801  3523
1811  4735
1821  5753
1831  8938
1841  9--54
Year   Inhabited
Families Population

There may be more people living in detached parts of the parish (if there were any) and, if so, the number may or may not be included in the figures above. It is quite difficult to be sure from the population tables.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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December 2008