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Norfolk: Dersingham

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Dersingham is about 8 miles N.E. of King's Lynn.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Nicholas
Minister, services, description, picture, etc.
Haslam, A.
St Nicholas' Parish Church, Dersingham, Norfolk: Early history and church guide.
[Dersingham, The Church, 1993]
Tippen, Wallis Percival
A Short History of St Nicholas Church, Dersingham, Norfolk.
[Ramsgate, Graham Cumming, 1963]
Roman Catholic Church of St Cecilia
Description and pictures.
Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.
Follow the link to the home page, then search for the church.

Church Records

Marriages 1653-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 12.
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
Kerrich, Samuel
Churchwardens' Accounts, Dersingham.
Account book of Samuel Kerrich, Vicar of Dersingham 1754-1767.
[Photocopy in Norwich Local Studies Library]
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), Dersingham was in Docking Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Dersingham Parish Council.
Parish council, description, history, pictures, village magazine, organisations, etc.
Massen, Simon and Blaney, Walter
Dersingham Then and Now, Portrait of a Village.
Dersingham Mill Road Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Dersingham Mill Way Mill
Dersingham Mill Hill Mill
Short description.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Dersingham is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Dersingham Inclosure Act, 1779.
An act for dividing, allotting and inclosing the several whole year lands, common fields, half year lands, shack meadows and heaths, and other commons, waste and commonable lands, within the parish of Darsingham otherwise Dersingham, in the county of Norfolk.
Great Britain: Statute
Annual Inclosure Act, 1857.
An act to authorize the inclosure of certain lands (including Costessey, Holme-next-the-Sea, Hunstanton and Dersingham, for which provisional inclosure orders were made between 30 October and 4 December 1856) in pursuance of a report of the Inclosure Commissioners for England and Wales: 21st March 1857.
[London, George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1857]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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August 2007