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Lyng is about 6 miles N.E. of East Dereham.
The name may also be spelled Ling.
It includes the hamlet of Easthaugh.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
- Author unknown
- Lyng Memorial Inscriptions.
Tombstones, Memorials and Burial Records, 1567-2002.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Sparham, in the archdeaconry of Norwich.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both
before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to St Margaret in some records,
and to St Michael in others.
There are ruins of an ancient chapel of St Edmund.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- Church of St Margaret
- Description and pictures.
- Church of St Margaret
- Services, etc.
- Chapel of St Edmund
- Description and picture of the ruins.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Lyng was in
Mitford and Launditch Registration District.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration
Description and Travel
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel
- Baker, Kay
- Guide to Lyng.
[J and A Graphics, 1986]
- Lyng Water Mill
- Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories
Lyng is in Eynsford Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Eynsford Hundred
- Description of Eynsford Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
- Lyng History Group
- Lyng: A Village in the Wensum Valley: A Miscellany.
[Lyng, Lyng History Group, 1993]
- Sayer, Michael John
[Aylsham, F.C. Barnwell, 1983]
Land and Property
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property
- See Bawdeswell
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records
- Roll of Honour
- World War 1.
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
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.
- 1841 Census
- "Lyng Parish includes Lyng Easthaugh Hamlet."
- 1901 Census
- "Including Easthaugh and Primrose Green."
See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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