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Norfolk: West Lexham

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

West Lexham is about 5 miles N.N.E. of Swaffham.
See also East Lexham.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Nicholas
Description and pictures.
Church of St Nicholas
Services, etc.

Church Records

Marriages
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
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 Lexham was in Mitford and Launditch Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

West Lexham is in Launditch hundred.

History

Litcham Historical and Amenity Society
The Book of Litcham with Lexham and Mileham.
[ISBN 1841141909, Halsgrove Community History Series, 2002]

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

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

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.

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
18011626138
18112121117
18211919  92
18312121103
184123--124
185124--125
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186127--152
18713037162
18813234134
18912525122
19012424  96
1911--26104

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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February 2009