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Norfolk: Congham

For more information about this parish see Norfolk Parish Links.
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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Congham is about 7 miles E.N.E. of King's Lynn.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Andrew
Description and picture.

Church Records

Marriages 1581-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 9.
Marriages
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), Congham was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Congham Smock Mill
Description and history.
Congham Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Congham is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

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

Population

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
Houses
Families Population
18014649245
18115354237
18215556279
18315460290
184162--326
185166--321
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186168--315
18716670317
18816769331
18917272316
19016464288
1911--64253

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