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Mintlyn is about 2 miles E. of King's Lynn.
The name may also be spelled Mintlynn, Mintlin, Mintling and Mintlinn.


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Church Directories

Church History

This has been found by the Norfolk transcribers for FreeREG, in the Mintlyn Archdeacons' Transcripts for 1668-1669.

Wm Shilling of Leziatt being Church warden for myntlin and goeing out of the parish at Michaelmas 1668 carryed away with him: the Surplice belonging to myntlin: by reason whereof we have been without our Linen.

The parish chappell of myntlin is by the neglect of glazeing and tileing soe annoyed with fowles sticks and dirt every weeke: that the parishioners cannot sett decently in their seates, neither can the clarke procure his wages as formerly hath beene payd him.

Thomas Herring Past church warden, and is again appoynted for this next yeare.

      Fras Halfhed. Curate

Church Records

Archdeacon's Transcripts
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Mintlyn was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

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Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

Mintlyn is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.

Land and Property

See Gaywood.
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Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Freebridge Lynn Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
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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
Year   Inhabited
Families Population
18714  423
18817  741
18917  733
19016  625

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

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December 2008